Republicans and the White house hope to “collapse” impeachment in the Senate for two weeks

Республиканцы и Белый дом рассчитывают «свернуть» импичмент в Сенате за две недели

A group of U.S. Republican senators met on Thursday with White house officials of high rank, to discuss possible strategy in relation to the process of impeachment of the President of Donald trump if he reaches the U.S. Senate. About this newspaper The Washington Post, citing sources familiar with the situation.

Final decisions on these data, it was accepted not, however, one scenario that was discussed, it was suggested that the proceedings in the upper house will limit approximately two weeks. Such period, as planned, will comply with the legitimacy of the procedures, but will not cause significant political damage to the Republican Trump. Senators expect the trial should end with a recognition of innocence of the American leader.

The meeting also discussed the possibility of challenge to the process of the witnesses whose testimony was not allowed to hear the Democrats, who control the House of representatives. Speech, in particular, was about Hunter Biden – the son of former Vice-President of the USA Joseph Biden.

On Thursday, the press Secretary of the White house Hogan Gigli said that trump wants the process of impeachment reached the Senate, believing that the proceedings will be fair. In addition, according to him, the White house expects that in the upper house as witnesses will be called by the Chairman of the special Committee on intelligence of the house of representatives Adam Schiff, Joe Biden and his son hunter, as well as an unnamed us intelligence official, who drew attention to the contents of the July telephone conversation trump and President Vladimir Zelensky.