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WATCH LIVE: Day 5 of the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump

Coverage expected to begin at 10 a.m.

In this image from video, House impeachment manager Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., speaks during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)
In this image from video, House impeachment manager Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., speaks during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)

WASHINGTON – Republicans in the Senate appear unmoved by the Democratic push for witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial.

Democrats have darkly warned that they will live to regret not delving deeper into the evidence of Trump’s dealings with Ukraine.

One of the managers, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, even told them it was “treacherous” to vote against gathering more evidence.

Still it appears the Democrats are no closer to persuading the necessary four Republicans to break with their party in a critical vote expected next week.

Without bipartisan support, a motion to call witnesses is certain to fail.