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116th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. RES. 488


To provide for related procedures concerning the articles of impeachment against Donald John Trump, President of the United States.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 31, 2020

Mr. McConnell submitted the following resolution; which was considered and agreed to


RESOLUTION

To provide for related procedures concerning the articles of impeachment against Donald John Trump, President of the United States.

Resolved, That the record in this case shall be closed, and no motion with respect to reopening the record shall be in order for the duration of these proceedings.

The Senate shall proceed to final arguments as provided in the impeachment rules, waiving the two person rule contained in Rule XXII of the Rules of Procedure and Practice in the Senate When Sitting on Impeachment Trials. Such arguments shall begin at 11:00am on Monday, February 3, 2020, and not exceed four hours, and be equally divided between the House and the President to be used as under the Rules of Impeachment.

At the conclusion of the final arguments by the House and the President, the court of impeachment shall stand adjourned until 4:00pm on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at which time the Senate, without intervening action or debate shall vote on the Articles of Impeachment.


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