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While Lisa Murkowski often finds herself in a similar position to Susan Collins, she is often a variable to be considered when these big bipartisan votes roll around. Murkowski has already announced her more reserved position on the issue. Murkowski has suggested that witnesses only come forward after the trial has started.
Murkowski has offered a very reasonable middle ground on witnesses that many can get behind. One thing to remember though is that all these witnesses the Democrats are demanding come forward for the Senate trial could have been called forward on the House side of impeachment where Democrats maintain control. If the Democrats failed to call forward these witnesses then the consequences of this should be apparent.
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Source: TTN Staff