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The Vice-President does not preside at an impeachment of a President. The Constitution requires that the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court preside over an impeachment trial.

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Q: Is it fair for the vice-president to preside over the senate at the impeacment of a president when he is next in line for that office?
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