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The Presiding Officer of the Senate, presides over non-presidential impeachment cases. Generally that is the Vice President of the United States. In his/her absence or if the Vice President has a conflict of interest, then it is the President pro tempore of the Senate. The Senate may also appoint some other Senator to serve as the Presiding Officer. The US Constitution requires the Chief Justice of the United States to preside only in presidential impeachment trials.

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