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'I will vote to acquit' -Sen. Susan Collins

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Published on February 5, 2020 - Duration: 01:43s

'I will vote to acquit' -Sen. Susan Collins

Senator Susan Collins, one of a handful of moderate Republicans, said she would vote for President Donald Trump's acquittal in his impeachment trial.

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'I will vote to acquit' -Sen. Susan Collins

After Collins, it appears to leave the vote of only one other Republican, Senator Mitt Romney, in play.

His office said only that he would make a floor speech before the vote.

Several of Trump's fellow Republicans said they disapproved of his efforts to pressure Ukraine last summer to investigate a political rival.

But they said those actions were not serious enough to remove him from office.

Others in the Republican-controlled chamber said voters would have a chance to render a verdict on Trump in the November presidential election.

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