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By Tim Leeds 

Tester, Daines, opposed in impeachment vote

 

February 5, 2020

Steven Daines

On the day before an almost-certain vote to acquit President Donald Trump on articles of impeachment, Montana's U.S. senators gave contradicting statements on the floor of the Senate on how and why they would vote.

Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., said Tuesday he would acquit, and Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said he would convict.

Tester and Daines also split on party lines on votes to allow more witnesses during the Senate trial, Tester for and Daines against.

Trump was impeached on accusations that he abused his power by withholding aid to Ukraine in its war with Russia in exchange for its an...



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