Trump shares photo of himself golfing as Senate nears end of trial
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden says his faith is 'bedrock foundation of my life' after Trump claim Coronavirus talks on life support as parties dig in, pass blame Ohio governor tests negative in second coronavirus test MORE tweeted an image of himself playing golf Saturday as the impeachment trial against him draws close to an end.

“Getting a little exercise this morning!” Trump tweeted, apparently golfing at his club in West Palm Beach, Fla., near his Mar-a-Lago estate, where he is spending the weekend.

Trump rarely publicizes his golf outings, but he posted the picture after Senate Republicans voted Friday night to move the impeachment trial toward a close.

The Senate voted 49-51 to reject Democrats' demands for additional witnesses and documents for the trial.

Senate Republicans later adopted a resolution to have the chamber reconvene on Monday, with House impeachment managers and Trump's lawyers able to deliver closing arguments and a final vote on acquittal expected for Wednesday.

Democrats had pushed to extend the trial and hear from additional witnesses, and several key Republicans, including Sens. Lamar AlexanderAndrew (Lamar) Lamar AlexanderTrump-backed Hagerty wins Tennessee GOP Senate primary The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the Air Line Pilots Association - Key 48 hours loom as negotiators push for relief deal McConnell goes hands-off on coronavirus relief bill MORE (Tenn.) and Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiOn The Money: Pessimism grows as coronavirus talks go down to the wire | Jobs report poised to light fire under COVID-19 talks | Tax preparers warn unemployment recipients could owe IRS Pessimism grows as coronavirus talks go down to the wire Hillicon Valley: Facebook removes Trump post | TikTok gets competitor | Lawmakers raise grid safety concerns MORE (Alaska), were seen as potential votes for calling additional witnesses for the trial.

But Alexander and Murkowski both voted with the majority of Republicans against such a move, which would have extended the proceedings by weeks or longer.


Trump railed against the Senate impeachment proceedings earlier Friday, calling it "the most unfair Witch Hunt in the history of the U.S. Congress."

The president is spending the weekend in Florida before delivering his State of the Union address on Tuesday night.

The address, the third of his presidency, will focus on the theme of “relentless optimism,” a senior administration official said Friday.

Trump is expected to tout accomplishments such as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, which was signed into law this week, and the administration's efforts to secure the country's southern border.