Republicans are reportedly fed up with the monotony of impeachment and related media coverage and plan to call zero witnesses during President Donald J. Trump’s impeachment proceedings, fueling speculation that they may forego a trial and simply vote to acquit.

Statements from high-profile Republican senators indicate the GOP has no desire to pursue testimony from people were repeatedly blocked from being issued subpoenas by Democrats during the House investigation.

Senator John Barasso (R-Wyoming) stated: “At that point, I would expect that most members would be ready to vote and wouldn’t need more information,” because “Many people have their minds pretty well made up.”



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