According to Manu Raju of CNN, McConnell and Schumer have reached a deal on the final acquittal vote timeline.
The deal includes no weekend sessions.
Per Raju, the timeline is as follows:
4-5 Democratic amendments voted on tonight
No weekend session
Closing argument for both sides Monday
Senate floor speeches Monday to Wednesday and
Acquittal Vote: Wednesday afternoon at 4pm EST.
Per CNN –
A senior Trump administration official acknowledged that Trump’s State of the Union speech could come in the midst of his impeachment trial but insisted the speech will be “forward-looking” and “optimistic” comparing the situation to last year when the government had just emerged from a long government shutdown.
And as the impeachment trial likely progresses into next week, the official said the speech isn’t being written “in a vacuum” and “it wouldn’t be out of the ordinary for the speech to evolve before it’s delivered.”
From Senators Barrasso and Blunt
4 or 5 Democratic amendment votes voted on tonight.
No weekend session.
Monday closing arguments on both sides
Senator floor speeches: Monday-Wednesday.
Acquittal vote: Wednesday afternoon.
McConnell and Schumer have a deal on this, per senators
— Manu Raju (@mkraju) January 31, 2020