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Roll call on Senate motions for handling witness depositions

February 4, 1999
Web posted at: 6:00 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT)

Votes to:

Admit the videotaped depositions of Monica Lewinsky, Vernon Jordan and Sidney Blumenthal into evidence: Approved, 100-0

Call Lewinsky as a live witness: Rejected, 70-30 | Roll call

Present only the transcripts of the depositions: Rejected, 73-27 | Roll call

Present six hours of the videotaped depositions to the Senate: Approved, 62-38 | Roll call

Begin closing arguments: Rejected, 56-44 | Roll call

Require House managers to notify the White House which excerpts of depositions will be presented to the Senate: Rejected, 54-46 | Roll call

Motion for live testimony from Monica Lewinsky

The 70-30 roll call by which the Senate rejected a motion to call Monica Lewinsky to testify at the impeachment trial.

On this vote, a "yes" vote was a vote to summon Ms. Lewinsky and a "no" vote was opposed to her appearance at the trial.

Voting "yes" were 0 Democrats and 30 Republicans.

Voting "no" were 45 Democrats and 25 Republicans.

DEMOCRATS YES

None.

DEMOCRATS NO

Akaka, Hawaii; Baucus, Mont.; Bayh, Ind.; Biden, Del.; Bingaman, N.M.; Boxer, Calif.; Breaux, La.; Bryan, Nev.; Byrd, W.Va.; Cleland, Ga.; Conrad, N.D.; Daschle, S.D.; Dodd, Conn.; Dorgan, N.D.; Durbin, Ill.; Edwards, N.C.; Feingold, Wis.; Feinstein, Calif.; Graham, Fla.; Harkin, Iowa; Hollings, S.C.; Inouye, Hawaii; Johnson, S.D.; Kennedy, Mass.; Kerrey, Neb.; Kerry, Mass.; Kohl, Wis.; Lambert Lincoln, Ark.; Landrieu, La.; Lautenberg, N.J.; Leahy, Vt.; Levin, Mich.; Lieberman, Conn.; Mikulski, Md.; Moynihan, N.Y.; Murray, Wash.; Reed, R.I.; Reid, Nev.; Robb, Va.; Rockefeller, W.Va.; Sarbanes, Md.; Schumer, N.Y.; Torricelli, N.J.; Wellstone, Minn.; Wyden, Ore.

REPUBLICANS YES

Abraham, Mich.; Ashcroft, Mo.; Bond, Mo.; Bunning, Ky.; Burns, Mont.; Cochran, Miss.; Craig, Idaho; Crapo, Idaho; DeWine, Ohio; Fitzgerald, Ill.; Frist, Tenn.; Gramm, Texas; Grams, Minn.; Hagel, Neb.; Hatch, Utah; Helms, N.C.; Hutchinson, Ark.; Inhofe, Okla.; Kyl, Ariz.; Lott, Miss.; Lugar, Ind.; Mack, Fla.; McCain, Ariz.; McConnell, Ky.; Murkowski, Alaska; Nickles, Okla.; Santorum, Pa.; Smith, N.H.; Specter, Pa.; Thompson, Tenn.

REPUBLICANS NO

Allard, Colo.; Bennett, Utah; Brownback, Kan.; Campbell, Colo.; Chafee, R.I.; Collins, Maine; Coverdell, Ga.; Domenici, N.M.; Enzi, Wyo.; Gorton, Wash.; Grassley, Iowa; Gregg, N.H.; Hutchison, Texas; Jeffords, Vt.; Roberts, Kan.; Roth, Del.; Sessions, Ala.; Shelby, Ala.; Smith, Ore.; Snowe, Maine; Stevens, Alaska; Thomas, Wyo.; Thurmond, S.C.; Voinovich, Ohio; Warner, Va.

Motion to use transcripts of depositions

The 73-27 roll call by which the Senate rejected a motion to bar use of videotapes of depositions, and instead use the transcripts at public sessions of the impeachment trial.

On this vote, a "yes" vote was a vote to bar use of the videotapes and a "no" vote was to allow their use.

Voting "yes" were 25 Democrats and 2 Republicans.

Voting "no" were 20 Democrats and 53 Republicans.

DEMOCRATS YES

Calif.; Conrad, N.D.; Daschle, S.D.; Dodd, Conn.; Dorgan, N.D.; Harkin, Iowa; Inouye, Hawaii; Johnson, S.D.; Kennedy, Mass.; Kerrey, Neb.; Lambert Lincoln, Ark.; Landrieu, La.; Lautenberg, N.J.; Levin, Mich.; Mikulski, Md.; Murray, Wash.; Reed, R.I.; Reid, Nev.; Robb, Va.; Rockefeller, W.Va.; Sarbanes, Md.; Torricelli, N.J.

DEMOCRATS NO

Baucus, Mont.; Bayh, Ind.; Breaux, La.; Bryan, Nev.; Byrd, W.Va.; Cleland, Ga.; Durbin, Ill.; Edwards, N.C.; Feingold, Wis.; Feinstein, Calif.; Graham, Fla.; Hollings, S.C.; Kerry, Mass.; Kohl, Wis.; Leahy, Vt.; Lieberman, Conn.; Moynihan, N.Y.; Schumer, N.Y.; Wellstone, Minn.; Wyden, Ore.

REPUBLICANS YES

Campbell, Colo.; Snowe, Maine.

REPUBLICANS NO

Abraham, Mich.; Allard, Colo.; Ashcroft, Mo.; Bennett, Utah; Bond, Mo.; Brownback, Kan.; Bunning, Ky.; Burns, Mont.; Chafee, R.I.; Cochran, Miss.; Collins, Maine; Coverdell, Ga.; Craig, Idaho; Crapo, Idaho; DeWine, Ohio; Domenici, N.M.; Enzi, Wyo.; Fitzgerald, Ill.; Frist, Tenn.; Gorton, Wash.; Gramm, Texas; Grams, Minn.; Grassley, Iowa; Gregg, N.H.; Hagel, Neb.; Hatch, Utah; Helms, N.C.; Hutchinson, Ark.; Hutchison, Texas; Inhofe, Okla.; Jeffords, Vt.; Kyl, Ariz.; Lott, Miss.; Lugar, Ind.; Mack, Fla.; McCain, Ariz.; McConnell, Ky.; Murkowski, Alaska; Nickles, Okla.; Roberts, Kan.; Roth, Del.; Santorum, Pa.; Sessions, Ala.; Shelby, Ala.; Smith, N.H.; Smith, Ore.; Specter, Pa.; Stevens, Alaska; Thomas, Wyo.; Thompson, Tenn.; Thurmond, S.C.; Voinovich, Ohio; Warner, Va.

Motion to use deposition videotapes and transcripts

The 62-38 roll call by which the Senate voted to allow use of deposition videotapes and transcripts at the impeachment trial.

On this vote, a "yes" vote was a vote to allow use of the tapes and transcripts and a "no" vote was opposed to their use.

Voting "yes" were 9 Democrats and 53 Republicans.

Voting "no" were 36 Democrats and 2 Republicans.

DEMOCRATS YES

Wis.; Hollings, S.C.; Lieberman, Conn.; Moynihan, N.Y.; Wellstone, Minn.; Wyden, Ore.

DEMOCRATS NO

Akaka, Hawaii; Baucus, Mont.; Bayh, Ind.; Biden, Del.; Bingaman, N.M.; Boxer, Calif.; Cleland, Ga.; Conrad, N.D.; Daschle, S.D.; Dodd, Conn.; Dorgan, N.D.; Durbin, Ill.; Edwards, N.C.; Feinstein, Calif.; Graham, Fla.; Harkin, Iowa; Inouye, Hawaii; Johnson, S.D.; Kennedy, Mass.; Kerrey, Neb.; Kerry, Mass.; Kohl, Wis.; Lincoln, Ark.; Landrieu, La.; Lautenberg, N.J.; Leahy, Vt.; Levin, Mich.; Mikulski, Md.; Murray, Wash.; Reed, R.I.; Reid, Nev.; Robb, Va.; Rockefeller, W.Va.; Sarbanes, Md.; Schumer, N.Y.; Torricelli, N.J.

REPUBLICANS YES

Abraham, Mich.; Allard, Colo.; Ashcroft, Mo.; Bennett, Utah; Bond, Mo.; Brownback, Kan.; Bunning, Ky.; Burns, Mont.; Campbell, Colo.; Chafee, R.I.; Cochran, Miss.; Collins, Maine; Coverdell, Ga.; Craig, Idaho; Crapo, Idaho; DeWine, Ohio; Domenici, N.M.; Enzi, Wyo.; Fitzgerald, Ill.; Frist, Tenn.; Gorton, Wash.; Gramm, Texas; Grams, Minn.; Grassley, Iowa; Gregg, N.H.; Hagel, Neb.; Hatch, Utah; Helms, N.C.; Hutchinson, Ark.; Hutchison, Texas; Inhofe, Okla.; Kyl, Ariz.; Lott, Miss.; Lugar, Ind.; Mack, Fla.; McCain, Ariz.; McConnell, Ky.; Murkowski, Alaska; Nickles, Okla.; Roberts, Kan.; Roth, Del.; Santorum, Pa.; Sessions, Ala.; Shelby, Ala.; Smith, N.H.; Smith, Ore.; Specter, Pa.; Stevens, Alaska; Thomas, Wyo.; Thompson, Tenn.; Thurmond, S.C.; Voinovich, Ohio; Warner, Va.

REPUBLICANS NO

Jeffords, Vt.; Snowe, Maine.

Motion to proceed with closing arguments

The 56-44 roll call by which the Senate rejected a motion to proceed immediately to closing arguments on the articles of impeachment.

On this vote, a "yes" vote was a vote to proceed and a "no" vote was a vote to continue on the existing schedule.

Voting "yes" were 44 Democrats and 0 Republicans.

Voting "no" were 1 Democrats and 55 Republicans.

DEMOCRATS YES

Del.; Bingaman, N.M.; Boxer, Calif.; Breaux, La.; Bryan, Nev.; Byrd, W.Va.; Cleland, Ga.; Conrad, N.D.; Daschle, S.D.; Dodd, Conn.; Dorgan, N.D.; Durbin, Ill.; Edwards, N.C.; Feinstein, Calif.; Graham, Fla.; Harkin, Iowa; Hollings, S.C.; Inouye, Hawaii; Johnson, S.D.; Kennedy, Mass.; Kerrey, Neb.; Kerry, Mass.; Kohl, Wis.; Lambert Lincoln, Ark.; Landrieu, La.; Lautenberg, N.J.; Leahy, Vt.; Levin, Mich.; Lieberman, Conn.; Mikulski, Md.; Moynihan, N.Y.; Murray, Wash.; Reed, R.I.; Reid, Nev.; Robb, Va.; Rockefeller, W.Va.; Sarbanes, Md.; Schumer, N.Y.; Torricelli, N.J.; Wellstone, Minn.; Wyden, Ore.

DEMOCRATS NO

Feingold, Wis.

REPUBLICANS YES

None.

REPUBLICANS NO

Abraham, Mich.; Allard, Colo.; Ashcroft, Mo.; Bennett, Utah; Bond, Mo.; Brownback, Kan.; Bunning, Ky.; Burns, Mont.; Campbell, Colo.; Chafee, R.I.; Cochran, Miss.; Collins, Maine; Coverdell, Ga.; Craig, Idaho; Crapo, Idaho; DeWine, Ohio; Domenici, N.M.; Enzi, Wyo.; Fitzgerald, Ill.; Frist, Tenn.; Gorton, Wash.; Gramm, Texas; Grams, Minn.; Grassley, Iowa; Gregg, N.H.; Hagel, Neb.; Hatch, Utah; Helms, N.C.; Hutchinson, Ark.; Hutchison, Texas; Inhofe, Okla.; Jeffords, Vt.; Kyl, Ariz.; Lott, Miss.; Lugar, Ind.; Mack, Fla.; McCain, Ariz.; McConnell, Ky.; Murkowski, Alaska; Nickles, Okla.; Roberts, Kan.; Roth, Del.; Santorum, Pa.; Sessions, Ala.; Shelby, Ala.; Smith, N.H.; Smith, Ore.; Snowe, Maine; Specter, Pa.; Stevens, Alaska; Thomas, Wyo.; Thompson, Tenn.; Thurmond, S.C.; Voinovich, Ohio; Warner, Va.

Motion to give advance notice on portions of tapes managers will use

The 54-46 roll call by which the Senate rejected a request to give White House lawyers advance notice of which portions of videotaped testimony House managers plan to cite in the impeachment trial.

On this vote, a "yes" vote was a vote to give the advance notice and a "no" vote was against that requirement.

Voting "yes" were 45 Democrats and 1 Republicans.

Voting "no" were 0 Democrats and 54 Republicans.

DEMOCRATS YES

Del.; Bingaman, N.M.; Boxer, Calif.; Breaux, La.; Bryan, Nev.; Byrd, W.Va.; Cleland, Ga.; Conrad, N.D.; Daschle, S.D.; Dodd, Conn.; Dorgan, N.D.; Durbin, Ill.; Edwards, N.C.; Feingold, Wis.; Feinstein, Calif.; Graham, Fla.; Harkin, Iowa; Hollings, S.C.; Inouye, Hawaii; Johnson, S.D.; Kennedy, Mass.; Kerrey, Neb.; Kerry, Mass.; Kohl, Wis.; Lambert Lincoln, Ark.; Landrieu, La.; Lautenberg, N.J.; Leahy, Vt.; Levin, Mich.; Lieberman, Conn.; Mikulski, Md.; Moynihan, N.Y.; Murray, Wash.; Reed, R.I.; Reid, Nev.; Robb, Va.; Rockefeller, W.Va.; Sarbanes, Md.; Schumer, N.Y.; Torricelli, N.J.; Wellstone, Minn.; Wyden, Ore.

DEMOCRATS NO

None.

REPUBLICANS YES

Jeffords, Vt.

REPUBLICANS NO

Abraham, Mich.; Allard, Colo.; Ashcroft, Mo.; Bennett, Utah; Bond, Mo.; Brownback, Kan.; Bunning, Ky.; Burns, Mont.; Campbell, Colo.; Chafee, R.I.; Cochran, Miss.; Collins, Maine; Coverdell, Ga.; Craig, Idaho; Crapo, Idaho; DeWine, Ohio; Domenici, N.M.; Enzi, Wyo.; Fitzgerald, Ill.; Frist, Tenn.; Gorton, Wash.; Gramm, Texas; Grams, Minn.; Grassley, Iowa; Gregg, N.H.; Hagel, Neb.; Hatch, Utah; Helms, N.C.; Hutchinson, Ark.; Hutchison, Texas; Inhofe, Okla.; Kyl, Ariz.; Lott, Miss.; Lugar, Ind.; Mack, Fla.; McCain, Ariz.; McConnell, Ky.; Murkowski, Alaska; Nickles, Okla.; Roberts, Kan.; Roth, Del.; Santorum, Pa.; Sessions, Ala.; Shelby, Ala.; Smith, N.H.; Smith, Ore.; Snowe, Maine; Specter, Pa.; Stevens, Alaska; Thomas, Wyo.; Thompson, Tenn.; Thurmond, S.C.; Voinovich, Ohio; Warner, Va.


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