Republicans consider calling zero witnesses in possible Trump impeachment trial

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ZACHARY STIEBER The Epoch TimesRepublican leaders in the Senate are signaling they might call no witnesses in a possible impeachment trial, which would be triggered if the House votes to impeach President Donald Trump.The House, which is controlled by Democrats, needs a simple majority to impeach Trump; a trial on the articles of impeachment would then commence in the Senate. Republicans hold a 53-47 majority in the Senate. Without a two-thirds vote on the articles, Trump would remain in office.A number of House Republicans and President Trump have said they want to call witnesses during the trial, including House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the person who filed a complaint against Trump, and former Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden. House Republi
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