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White House and Republicans discuss limiting impeachment trial to two weeks; A group of senators and White House officials met privately Thursday to begin mapping out a potential strategy for a Senate trial if Democrats in the House vote to impeach Trump.

Nov 21, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

A group of Republican senators and senior White House officials met privately Thursday to map out a strategy for a potential impeachment trial of President Trump, including rapid proceedings in the Senate that could be limited to about two weeks, according to multiple officials familiar with the talks.

The prospect of an abbreviated trial is viewed by several Senate Republicans as a favorable middle ground - substantial enough to give the proceedings credence without risking greater damage...