Tuesday, January 21, 2020

1:49 a.m. The Senate adjourned.

1:48 a.m. S Res 483 was agreed to 53-47.

1:40 a.m. Roll call vote began on S Res 483.

1:39 a.m The Schumer amendment #1294 was tabled 53-47.

1:34 a.m. Roll call vote began on the motion to table the Schumer amendment #1294.

1:28 a.m. Mr Schiff spoke in favor of the amendment, Mr Sekulow against.

1:27 a.m. Senator Schumer offered amendment #1294.

1:26 a.m. The Schumer amendment was tabled 52-48 with Senator Collins voting with Democrats against the tabling motion.

1:25 a.m. Roll call vote began on the motion to table the Schumer amendment #1294.

1:21 a.m. Mr Sekulow spoke against the amendment.

1:19 a.m. Mr Schiff spoke in favor of the amendment.

1:18 a.m. Senator Schumer offered amendment #1293.

1:16 a.m. Amendment #1292 was tabled 53-47.

1:12 a.m.

Roll call vote began on the motion to table the Schumer amendment #1292.

1:10 a.m. Mr Schiff responded to Mr Cippollone.

1:08 a.m. Mr Cippollone spoke against the amendment.

1:04 a.m. Mr Schiff spoke in favor of the amendment.

1:04 a.m. Senator Schumer offered amendment #1292.

1:03 a.m. The amendment was tabled 53-47.

12:56 a.m. Roll call vote began on motion to table the Schumer amendment
#1291.

12:43 a.m. Mr Nadler and Mr Schiff rebutted Mr Cippollone.

12:36 a.m. Mr Cippollone spoke against the amendment.

12:03 a.m. House manager Nadler spoke supporting Schumer amendment #1291.

12:02 a.m. Senator Schumer has made pending Amendment #1291 (To subpoena John Robert Bolton) to S.Res.483, the Organizing Resolution

12:01 a.m. The Senate tabled the Schumer amendment #1290 by a tally of 53-47.

11:55 p.m. The Senate began a vote on the motion to table the Schumer Amendment #1290 (To prevent the selective admission of evidence and to provide for appropriate handling of classified and confidential materials) to S.Res.483, the Organizing Resolution.

11:50 p.m. House manager Schiff spoke supporting the Schumer amendment #1290.

11:45 p.m. Mr. Philbin and Mr. Sekulow spoke against the Schumer amendment #1290.

11:41 p.m. House manager Schiff spoke supporting Schumer amendment #1290.

11:40 p.m. The Senate reconvened.

11:19 p.m. The Senate recessed subject to the call of the Chair.

11:18 p.m. DL Schumer called up Amendment #1290 (To prevent the selective admission of evidence and to provide for appropriate handling of classified and confidential materials) to S.Res.483, the Organizing Resolution.

11:17 p.m. The Senate tabled the Schumer amendment #1289 (to subpoena Robert Blair and Michael Duffey) to S. Res. 483 by a vote of 53-47.

11:11 p.m. The Senate began a vote on the motion to table the Schumer amend #1289.

11:05 p.m. Ms. Bondi spoke against the Schumer amendment #1289.

10:28 p.m. House manager Garcia spoke supporting the Schumer amendment #1289.

10:27 p.m. DL Schumer made pending Amendment #1289 (To subpoena Robert B. Blair and Michael P. Duffey) to S.Res.483, the Organizing Resolution.

10:26 p.m. The Senate tabled the Schumer Amendment #1288 (To subpoena certain Department of Defense documents and records) by a tally of 53-47.

10:23 p.m. The Senate began a vote on the motion to table the Schumer Amendment #1288 (To subpoena certain Department of Defense documents and records).

10:14 p.m. House managers Crow and Schiff spoke in favor of the Schumer amendment #1288.

10:10 p.m. Mr. Philbin spoke against the Schumer amendment #1288.

9:47 p.m. House manager Crow spoke in favor of the Schumer amendment #1288.

9:42 p.m. DL Schumer offered amendment #1288 (To subpoena certain Department of Defense documents and records) to S.Res.483, the Organizing Resolution.

9:26 p.m. The Schumer amendment was tabled 53-47. ML McConnell asked consent to as the Democratic Leader to stack votes. DL Schumer objected.

9:21 p.m. The Senate began a vote on the motion to table Schumer Amendment #1287 (To subpoena John Michael “Mick” Mulvaney)

9:00 p.m. Mr. Purpura and Mr. Cippollone spoke against the Schumer amendment #1287.

8:13 p.m. The trial reconvened. House manager Jeffries spoke on
Schumer Amendment #1287 (To subpoena John Michael “Mick” Mulvaney) to S.Res.483, the Organizing Resolution.

7:33 p.m. The Senate recessed until 8:00 p.m.

7:32 p.m. Majority Leader announced a 30 minute recess; after which debate will resume on the Schumer amendment followed by a vote on a motion to table.

7:30 p.m. Democratic Leader Schumer offered amdt #1287 regarding subpoena of Mick Mulvaney.

7:30 p.m. The Schumer amendment was tabled 53-47.

7:24 p.m. Roll call vote began on the motion to table the Schumer amendment #1286.

7:08 p.m. House managers Crow and Schiff spoke in favor of the Schumer amendment.

7:03 p.m. Mr Sekulow spoke against the Schumer amendment.

6:43 p.m. House manager Crow spoke in favor of Schumer amendment #1286.

6:39 p.m. ML McConnell announced following debate and a vote on a motion to table this amendment, the Senate will take a 30 minute recess for debate.

6:33 p.m. Democratic Leader Schumer offered amendment #1286, regarding subpoenas of OMB documents and records.

6:32 p.m. The Schumer amendment was tabled 53-47.

6:24 p.m. Roll call vote began on motion to table the Schumer amendment #1285.

6:03 p.m. Mr Cippollone and Mr Sekulow spoke against the Schumer amendment.

5:16 p.m. The trial reconvened. House Manager Demings spoke for Schumer Amendment #1285.

4:48 p.m. The Senate stands in recess, subject to the call of the chair. Leader McConnell suggested a 10-minute recess, followed by debate on the second Schumer amendment to the organizing resolution.

There will be up to two hours of debate on Schumer Amendment #1285 (to subpoena certain State Department records). A roll call vote will follow on tabling the amendment.

4:42 p.m. By a party line vote of 53 to 47, the Senate tabled the Schumer amendment.

4:32 p.m. Vote began on the motion to table Schumer amendment to S. Res. 483, the organizing resolution for the impeachment trial.

4:26 p.m. Mr. Schiff spoke.

4:24 p.m. Ms. Lofgren spoke.

4:09 p.m. Patrick Philbin spoke on behalf of the president, against the Schumer amendment.


3:28 p.m. House Manager Lofgren spoke for the Schumer amendment.

3:17 p.m. The trial reconvened. House Manager Schiff spoke for the Schumer Amendment (#1284, to subpoena certain White House records).

2:50 p.m. The Senate has recessed subject to the call of the chair (15 minutes).

2:20 p.m. Senator Schumer sent amendment #1284 to S.Res.483 to the desk.

2:27 p.m. Mr. Cipollone spoke on S.Res. 483.

2:16 p.m. Mr. Sekulow gave opening remarks.

1:29 p.m. Representative Schiff gave opening remarks.

1:26 p.m. Mr. Cipollone, Counsel of the President, gave opening remarks.

1:21 p.m. Majority Leader McConnell sent S.Res. 483, a resolution to provide for related procedures concerning the articles of impeachment against Donald John Trump, President of the United States, to the desk and there will be 2 hours debate equally divided between the House managers and the President’s counsel. Senator Schumer is expected to offer a first-degree amendment to the resolution, which is subject to up to two hours of debate equally divided between the House managers and the President’s counsel. A short recess is expected following that debate and then Senator McConnell is expected to make a motion to table the first Schumer amendment.

12:45 p.m. Senator Schumer spoke about impeachment.

12:02 p.m. Senator McConnell spoke about impeachment.

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The Senate will convene at 12:30 p.m.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will recess subject to the call of the Chair.

At 1:00 p.m., the Senate will sit as a court of Impeachment.

Friday, January 17, 2020

The Senate convened for a pro forma session at 2:00 p.m. Senator Tillis presided and no business was conducted.