The vote is scheduled for 16:00 local time.
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday, February 5, will hold a final vote on articles of impeachment of the President of the United States Donald Trump, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
It is noted that to remove the President from office, the necessary votes of two thirds of the senators. Since the majority in the U.S. Senate currently belongs to Republicans, most likely, at this stage, the impeachment proceedings will be blocked.
Thus, the senators put an end to this matter. According to us media reports, the vote is scheduled for 16:00 local time.
Recall that the proceedings in the Upper house of the U.S. Congress under the impeachment Trump began on 21 January this year.
It focuses on the two counts previously approved at the vote in the house of representatives, abuse of power and obstruction of justice, which conducted the Congress.
The disposal of the team trump and opposing the democratic “managers of impeachment” had three days to make their arguments in the judicial process. The senators then for 16 hours could come and ask their questions and to the point.
At this time, the leaked data from the book of Bolton, in which he argued that trump has delayed military assistance to Ukraine, waiting for the investigation against Joe Biden. But the Democrats failed to gain enough votes to call Bolton as a witness.
The witnesses spoke out of 49 senators, against — 51.
Democrats initiated impeachment proceedings against the President on 24 September 2019 after American informant expressed concern about the phone call trump with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelenskiy, which took place on 25 July. During the conversation, trump called Zelensky to start an investigation against former Vice-President of the USA Joe Biden and his son hunter, as well as alleged interference in the American elections of 2016 from the territory of Ukraine.