Schedule for Monday, February 3, 2020
The Senate stands adjourned until 11:00am on Monday, February 3, 2020.
Following the prayer and pledge, the Senate will sit as a Court of Impeachment for the trial of Donald J. Trump, President of the United States. Pursuant to S.Res.488, there will be up to 4 hours, equally divided, for closing arguments between the House managers and the President’s counsel.
After closing arguments, at approximately 3:00pm, the Senate will adjourn as a Court of Impeachment but will remain in legislative session and be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each for debate only.
Following Monday’s adjournment, the Senate will next convene as a Court of Impeachment on Wednesday, February 5th at 4:00pm, and vote on the Articles of Impeachment. The Senate will be in legislative session for morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each on Tuesday, February 4th. The State of the Union will be at 9:00pm on Tuesday.
The Secretary will be authorized to include statements of senators explaining their votes, either given or submitted during the legislative sessions of the Senate on Monday, February 3rd; Tuesday, February 4th; and Wednesday, February 5th; along with the full record of the Senate’s proceedings and the filings by the parties in a Senate document printed under the supervision of the Secretary of the Senate that will complete the documentation of the Senate’s handling of these Impeachment Proceedings.