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The Vice President of the United States is also the President of the Senate. He is not a Senator and he can not vote unless there is a tie vote, in which case he can vote to break the tie if he wishes.

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Who presides over the US Senate and can he or she vote?

The Vice-president of the US presides over the Senate and can vote only in the case of a tie.


Who usually presides over the u.s. senate?

A junior senator usually presides over the US Senate, assisted by an expert in Senate procedure.


Who is the person who presides over the senate?

The person who presides over the Senate is the vice president. The US constitution stipulates the vice president is the president of the Senate.


Who presides over the US senate meetings?

The Speaker


Is the president of the senate the president of the US?

No- The Vice-President presides over US senate.


The vice president presides over what?

The VP presides over the US Senate but can not vote unless there is a tie.


Who presides over us senate meetings?

The vice president


When is the one time the Chief Justice presides over the Senate?

The Chief Justice presides over the Senate trial if a US President has been impeached.


What is the current occupation of the President of the Senate?

The vice president of the US presides over the Senate.


Does the Speaker of the House preside over the Senate?

No. The Speaker of the House (of Representatives) presides over meetings of the US House of Representatives. The Vice-President of the United States presides over meetings of the US Senate .


Who presently presides over the US Senate?

VP Joe Biden


Who presides over the State senate?

The Lieutenant Governor presides over the State Senate with a few exceptions.


Who is presides over the senate?

The Vice President presides over the Senate and casts the deciding vote if there is a tie.


The constitutional officer who presides over the Senate?

The Vice President of the United States is the constitutional officer who presides over the Senate. The president pro tempore presides over the Senate if the VP is unavailable.


What is the officer called who presides over the Senate when the Vice-President is not in attendace?

The President Pro Tempore presides over the Senate when the Vice-President is not there. The Vice-President rarely presides over the Senate anymore.


Who presides over the Senate?

The Vice-president presides over the Senate. If the vice-pesident is anable to act, the President pro tempore of the Senate takes over.


When the US Vice President is absent who presides over Senate meetings?

The President Pro Tempore (which refers to a specific Senator from the majority party) presides over the Senate in the absence of the Vice President.


What roles does the vice presidentof the US play in the senate?

He presides over the Senate when a vote to break a tie is needed.


Who presides over the US Senate in all other impeachment cases?

supreme court


Who presides over the us senate when the vice president is absent?

The President Pro Tempore


Who presides over any impeachment trial of the Unites States?

The vice-president of the US normally presides over the senate, including impeachment trials. In the special case that the president is impeached, the Chief Justice of the US presides over the trial.


What does the vice president preside over?

The VP presides over the US Senate but can not vote unless there is a tie.


Which House of Congress presides over impeachment trials?

The Senate presides over impeachment trials.


When trying the president of the US who presides over the senate?

As prescribed by the United States Constitution, the Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court presides over the Senate an impeachment trial of an American President.


Who presides over the impeachment trial when the President of the US has been impeached?

The Senate overseen by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court presides over an impeachment trial