That's when, according to McCarthy, the president said, 'Well, Kevin, I guess these people are more upset about the election than you are.'".
The Senate voted by a margin of 55-45 Saturday morning to open the door to calling witnesses.
Senators will soon vote on calling specific witnesses, including Herrera Beutler; Trump's defense team has threatened to call "lots" of witnesses, but their requests must be approved by the Senate.
That conversation goes to the critical issue of Trump's actions and state of mind after the rioters breached the Capitol.".
"Democrats should call Kevin McCarthy as a witness and have him testify under oath about this call," tweeted Judd Legum, author of the Popular Information newsletter.
"I feel like we've heard from enough witnesses," said Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), referring to interviews played during House Democrats' presentation.
Democrats are expected to decide on whether to call witnesses at some point Saturday morning. »