"...'If Democrats are willing to delay the trial, why did they rush impeachment through the Senate?' asked Curt Levey, president of the Committee for Justice, a conservative political group. 'The political cost would seem to be for Democrats if they needlessly delay this.'
That said, Levey suggested, it’s entirely a political matter and no one could force the House to transmit the two articles of impeachment in a timely manner.
'It is hard to imagine a court getting involved,' said Levey, a constitutional lawyer, adding:
'It’s a political question. ... Democrats are fond of saying that Trump violates democratic norms. But, impeaching a president over disagreements with the legislative branch and playing games with the Senate over impeachment also violates norms.'..."
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