That’s not from McConnell and it doesn’t appear to be set in stone, but it’s a noteworthy guesstimate from a top Senate Republican — Richard Burr, chairman of the Intelligence Committee.
Why noteworthy? Because while the trial is going on, all members of the Senate must attend and perform their duties as jurors. That means Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, along with the four other Democratic bozos running for president who have no chance at the nomination.
If the House doesn’t wrap up until Christmas, in other words, we could be looking at the two Great Progressive Hopes yanked off the campaign trail all the way through the early primaries. No Bernie on the trail for Iowa. No Warren on the trail for New Hampshire. By the time they’re back in the game, Biden or Pete Buttigieg might have already capitalized by winning IA and NH, effectively ending the presidential chances of Warren and Sanders just as they’re preparing to resume campaigning.