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While Lee has been vocal on the issue his opinion of it is rather agnostic, he has stated that he really doesn’t see a need to the additional witnesses as there were already many called in the House. Lee doesn’t serve as a good marker of one side or the other in this debate, he is important to watch because he gauges the general temperature of the room very well.
Susan Collins is known for voting against the President on key issues and formally told the Press that she is working a group of Republicans, who went unnamed for the most part, that are looking to secure witnesses in the Senate trial. Many see this as her way to ensure her reelection as she faces a harder reelection every year.
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Source: TTN Staff