Murkowski says she won't ask for more witnesses in impeachment trial


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In a statement Friday morning, Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she would not be asking for more witnesses or documents in President Trump's impeachment trial:

"I worked for a fair, honest, and transparent process, modeled after the Clinton trial, to provide ample time for both sides to present their cases, ask thoughtful questions, and determine whether we need more.
“The House chose to send articles of impeachment that are rushed and flawed. I carefully considered the need for additional witnesses and documents, to cure the shortcomings of its process, but ultimately decided that I will vote against considering motions to subpoena.