January 31, 2020
After over 50 hours of testimony, questions and debate, U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), voted today to move to the next phase of the impeachment process.
“The House inquiry had 17 witnesses – there’s no need for more,” Inhofe said. “I agree with Alan Dershowitz—a liberal Democrat—who explained so well that more witnesses won’t change the fact that President Trump did not commit a crime or an impeachable offense. If House Managers needed more witnesses for their case, they shouldn’t have rushed their process. Our job is to evaluate the record the House sends over. That record is complete.
During the question-and-answer phase of the impeachment trial Inhofe asked a key question about the lack of need for additional witnesses