The Senate on Friday night ushered in the final phase of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial hours after an effort to call witnesses failed largely on party lines, with an all-but-assured acquittal set for next week.

Senators passed a resolution from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., laying out the rules for closing the roughly two-week-long trial. The resolution, which passed by a vote of 53-47, sets the final vote on Trump’s fate for Wednesday at 4 p.m.

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