- Sen. Chris Coons reportedy said that senators wanted to get home and not call impeachment witnesses.
- Senators were at the time deliberating over calling witnesses in Trump’s impeachment trial.
- Ultimately a deal was struck meaning no witnesses were called.
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Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware, a close ally of President Joe Biden, reportedly told senators that calling witnesses in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial could endanger Republican conviction votes and that senators were ready to get back home.
An aide at the House of Representatives told The Washington Post that Coons had visited a group of senators after a dramatic decision that the Senate…