Trump shares photo of himself golfing as Senate nears end of trial
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President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden heading to Kansas City to promote infrastructure package Trump calls Milley a 'f---ing idiot' over Afghanistan withdrawal First rally for far-right French candidate Zemmour prompts protests, violence 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 AlexanderLamar AlexanderMcConnell gets GOP wake-up call The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Alibaba - Democrats return to disappointment on immigration Authorities link ex-Tennessee governor to killing of Jimmy Hoffa associate MORE (Tenn.) and Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiSenate leaders face pushback on tying debt fight to defense bill Congress should reject H.R. 1619's dangerous anywhere, any place casino precedent Democratic frustration growing over stagnating voting rights bills 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.