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Senate Republican leader says no agreement with Democrats on impeachment witnesses

FILE PHOTO: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talk during a ceremony to present the Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino veterans of the Second World War on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 25, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he met with Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday but they failed to reach an agreement on Schumer’s demand that witnesses testify at President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial.

“We remain at an impasse on these logistics,” McConnell said on the floor of the Senate.

Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Writing by Eric Beech; Editing by Sandra Maler