Vote on Moving to Closing Arguments
Thursday, February 4, 1999; 5:03 p.m. EST
The 56-44 roll call by which the Senate rejected a motion to proceed to final arguments, deliberations and then a vote on the articles of impeachment.
On this vote, a "yes" vote was a vote to proceed to the closing phase of the trial and a "no" vote was to continue on the existing schedule.
Voting "yes" were 44 Democrats and no Republicans. Voting "no" were 55 Republicans and one Democrat – Sen. Russ Feingold (Wis.).
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