List and Timeline of 11 Failed Schumer Amendments Prior to Trial Rules Being Approved

Timeline and list of 11 Schumer amendments that failed prior to the final trial rules being approved.

4:40pm – First Schumer Amendment Fails

On a party line vote, 53-47, the Senate votes to put aside — or kill — Schumer’s first amendment to subpoena witnesses and documents from the White House.

Schumer proposes a new amendment to subpoena documents from the State Department related to calls between President Trump and Ukrainian President Zelenskiy.

6:20pm – Second Schumer Amendment Fails

Senate rejects second Democratic amendment, for State Department documents, also along party lines

7:24pm- Third Schumer Amendment Fails

GOP-controlled Senate rejects Democrats’ effort to subpoena OMB records

The third amendment is killed 53-47 along strict party lines — just as happened with the two previous Democratic amendments.

9:29pm – Fourth Schumer Amendment Fails 

Schumer’s 4th amendment — to compel testimony from acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney — failed, in a 53-47 vote along party lines.

10:33pm – Fifth Schumer Amendment Fails 

The fifth amendment proposed by Democrats — to subpoena Department of Defense documents — has failed along party lines, 53-47, and it is on to the sixth amendment.

11:21pm – Sixth Schumer Amendment Fails 

Chuck Schumer’s sixth amendment, to subpoena testimony from Mick Mulvaney adviser Robert Blair and OMB official Michael Duffey, failed — again along party lines.

12:02am – Seventh Schumer Amendment Fails

The seventh amendment of the evening, to “prevent the selective admission of evidence and to provide for appropriate handling of classified and confidential materials,” again failed along party lines, 53-47.

1:19am – 8th Schumer Amendment Fails

The eighth amendment of the evening, on the question of whether to subpoena former National Security Advisor John Bolton to testify in the impeachment trial, failed along party lines, 53-47

1:55 a.m. 9th, 10th, 11th Schumer Amendments Fail, Vote on Rules Passes

Following the rejection of three additional amendments regarding the trail’s timing and procedures, the Senate approved the rules of impeachment as put forth by Sen. McConnell.

The vote passed along party lines 53-47. The Senate then adjourned after nearly 13 hours.

Timeline aggregated from ABCNews

This article first appeared on TheConservativeOpinion.com 

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