House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., seen here in September, suggested Sunday that House Democrats could wait several months to send an impeachment resolution to the Senate, so that a Senate trial wouldn’t distract from President-elect Joe Biden’s early priorities.

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., seen here in September, suggested Sunday that House Democrats could wait several months to send an impeachment resolution to the Senate, so that a Senate trial wouldn't distract from President-elect Joe Biden's early priorities.

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., seen here in September, suggested Sunday that House Democrats could wait several months to send an impeachment resolution to the Senate, so that a Senate trial wouldn’t distract from President-elect Joe Biden’s early priorities.

WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 17: U.S. House Majority Whip and subcommittee chairman Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) at a news conference on September 17, 2020 in Washington, DC. The House passed the HEROS ACT three months ago and, the senate offered a lesser version, but refused to compromise when Speaker Nancy Pelosi offered to meet halfway. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)