Jun 30, · President Obama is putting a symbolic twist on a time-honored tradition, taking the oath of office for his second term with his hand placed not on a single Bible, but two — one owned by Martin.
Dec 20, · An anonymous e-mail says Barack Obama took the oath of office for the U.S. Senate on a Koran, the holy book of Islam. We thought it would be odd. Jan 21, · Obama Uses Two Bibles at Swearing-In January 21, PM When U.S. President Barack Obama took the oath of office Monday, he placed his hand on. Mr. Obama was sworn in using the Holy Bible, as most other presidents before him have also been sworn in. There also was a smaller red book on top of Bible,it looked like a Koran.
Jul 01, · The most recent version of the email shows a photo of President Obama being sworn into office for the second time in January on two books. A viral email claims that the president had placed the Quran on top of the Bible in a symbolic gesture about where his priorities lay.
However, there’s no truth to those reports. Jan 19, · A man stands wearing a hat in support of U.S. President Barack Obama on the National Mall in Washington January 20, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden took the oath of office for his. Jan 19, · Barack Obama will be sworn in as president Tuesday with the same Bible that Abraham Lincoln used for his first inauguration.
As his transition team. Jan 22, · After the flub heard around the world, President Barack Obama has taken the oath of office. Again. Chief Justice John Roberts delivered it Wednesday night at the White House — a.
Jan 21, · In Chief Justice John Roberts flipped some very important words in President Obama's swearing-in. Four years later, it appears the two. Jan 21, · When U.S. President Barack Obama takes the oath of office, he will place his hand on two Bibles. The first is the Bible used by former President Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of. Jan 21, · President Barack Obama takes the oath of office -- his second in two days -- in the White House on Wednesday.
The second oath -- also administered by Roberts --. Jan 10, · Reverend Bernice King said her father would be 'deeply moved' to see President Obama take the oath using his Bible, the second Bible was used at President Lincoln's inauguration in It.
Did you know there’s no constitutional requirement that a Bible be used in taking the oath of office? President Obama used three Bibles for his second inaugural in January 20 fell on Sunday that year, so he was officially sworn in at the White House, using.
Jan 21, · US Chief Justice John Roberts has administered the presidential oath of office to President Barack Obama during his second inauguration. Mr Obama took the oath of office for the second time after. No, Obama did not take his Presidential oath on the Koran.
For Obama’s first term, he borrowed from the Library of Congress the same Bible that Lincoln used for his first inauguration. For Obama’s second term, he again used the Lincoln Bible plus a Bible that belonged to Martin Luther King Jr. Jan 22, · In reality, Obama did not even have to be sworn in on Tuesday. There is a near-consensus among lawyers and politicians that he became president at noon on Tuesday, and had been for four minutes.
Jan 18, · Michelle Obama held the Lincoln Bible while Barack Obama took the oath of office in Damon Winter/The New York Times “We’ve used. Claim: “For those who don’t believe Obama is a Muslim, the red book is the Quran.”False. Jan 10, · Obama and Vice President Biden will be sworn in privately on Sunday, Jan. 20 — the date required by the Constitution. For that first ceremony, Obama will use the family Bible of his. Jan 20, · President Barack Obama used a Bible belonging to Martin Luther King Jr.
at his inauguration, which took place on MLK Day. President John. Dec 02, · America, Not Keith Ellison, decides what book a congressman takes his oath on. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., the first Muslim elected to the United States. Jan 04, · President John Quincy Adams, like Sinema, swore his oath of office on a book of a law instead of a religious text in When President William McKinley was assassinated inVice President Theodore Roosevelt took his oath of office without any oath-object whatsoever, as no Bible could be quickly found.
Jan 22, · The first time that President Obama swore his oath of office – on Lincoln's Bible, no less – he fluffed it, following the example of the Chief Justice.
So yesterday he hurriedly swore it again. US President Barack Obama took the oath of office Sunday to begin his second term at a simple ceremony stripped of the hope and historic promise that greeted his inauguration four years ago.
Pageantry will come on Monday, when Obama retakes the oath in public at the US Capitol, but the stark swearing-in ritual at the White House epitomized the. While the Constitution does not mandate that anyone in particular should administer the presidential oath of office, it has been administered by the Chief Justice beginning with John Adams, except following the death of a sitting president.
George Washington was sworn into office during his first inauguration, on April 30,by Chancellor of New York Robert Livingston. Jan 20, · Mauro provides the text of the oath as it is supposed to read: “I (name) do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.” (The words “so help me God” are added if the president wants them — and Obama did.).
Jan 21, · Barack Obama, joined by his wife, Michelle, takes the oath of office from Chief Justice John Roberts to become the 44th president of the United States at the US Capitol in. He violated the Oath of Office by following through on his promise to “fundamentally change America.” Obama violated his Oath of Office by forcing his Ponzi-scheme (that makes what Bernie Madoff did look like conning children out of M&M’s) known as obamacare on the American people.
Jan 20, · One was his own, a gift from his mother in just before he turned 9; the other Bible was the one used by Abraham Lincoln in President Donald Trump takes the oath of office as his.
Mar 17, · A forwarded email with a photo of the second swearing in ceremony of President Barack Hussein Obama officiated by Supreme Court Justice John G. Roberts and a Muslim Imam. The email says the first oath that President Obama took was purposely flubbed so he would not have to be sworn into office on a Bible. Jan 17, · The Lincoln Bible, used during the 16th president's first inauguration, was most recently a part of President Barack Obama's first and second inauguration ceremonies and is a part of the Library.
Jan 18, · And when his second inauguration fell on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President Obama chose to lay his hand upon a book of Holy Scripture that belonged to the civil rights leader. Although Prager claimed that swearing in with a Bible is a "tradition that has been unbroken since George Washington", John Quincy Adams took the presidential oath on a law volume containing a copy of the Constitution inand in Franklin Pierce affirmed the oath rather than swearing it.
Theodore Roosevelt used no Bible in taking his first oath of office inbut did in Oct 17, · Well, given that Keith Ellison was the first Muslim member of the US Congress, taking a ceremonial oath with a Quran once owned by Thomas Jefferson, I would assume Obama used the Bible or possibly no book, merely making an affirmation.
Oh, yes, BTW, note who once owned the Quran used in the Ellison swearing in. A founding Father. Jan 18, · The Presidential Oath of Office is laid out in the Constitution. But when Barack Obama takes it on Tuesday, he can choose not to swear. It's a choice all presidents have when being sworn in. Jan 22, · Barack Obama takes the Oath of Office as the 44th President of the United States as he is sworn in by U.S.
Chief Justice John Roberts (R) during. Jan 20, · Here is video of Obama's first swearing in by Roberts: And Here is audio of Roberts administering the oath for a second time in Franklin Roosevelt was also sworn. Jan 17, · Trump will place his hand on the Bible that President Lincoln used at his first inauguration, the same one President Obama used at both of his swearing in ceremonies.
The Lincoln Bible was. Jan 10, · The second term officially starts on Sunday, Jan. 20, when Obama holds a private swearing-in ceremony at the White House. For that event. In fact, John Quincy Adams didn’t swear the oath on the Bible at all. Instead, he took his oath in a way that many would consider to be much more powerful than using the Bible. He placed his hand on a book of US laws to represent his promise to “preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution.”. Edit: GRR, my photos got eaten by Quora.
Reposting. Here's Bernie Sanders inbeing sworn into the US Senate by Dick Cheney (technically, like all the pictures in my response, this is a mock swearing in for the benefit of the press, the actua.
Jan 20, · "I did it," the president said to his daughters after taking the oath. For Obama, it's actually the third time he's done it. In an infamous scene at President Obama's historic Jan. 20,inauguration, Roberts flubbed the oath, so Obama was forced to take a "do-over" oath with the chief justice the next day. Jan 21, · Hear President Obama recite the oath of office at his second inauguration. Watch: Biden takes oath of office for 2nd term updated PM EST, Mon January 21, The Presidential Inauguration Committee announced on Tuesday that Trump, who will be sworn in as the 45th president, will use his own Bible and a Bible used by Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, when he took his first oath of office on March 4, George W.
Bush used the family Bible his dad once used to be sworn in as president before him. InBarack Obama took an oath on the same Bible Abraham Lincoln used for his swearing. Jan 20, · Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts administers the oath of office to President Barack Obama during the official swearing-in ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House on Inauguration Day, Sunday, Jan.
20, First Lady Michelle Obama, holding the Robinson family Bible, along with daughters Malia and Sasha, stand with the President. Jan 20, · President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday officially embarked on their second term, taking the Constitutionally-mandated oath. May 06, · Did B. Obama really take the oath of office as senator using the koran instead of the bible? The story is that Obama would not swear his oath on the bible when he was sworn in as a senator, but required a koran for the purpose.
Jun 30, · Multiple media reports about Obama’s inauguration specifically mention that Obama took the oath of office using two Bibles. The book with the red binding in the photo is the Lincoln Bible, which former President Abraham Lincoln used at his inauguration in When Barack Obama, also from Illinois, became the first person of African ancestry in American history to take the presidential oath of office, he placed his hand upon the same Bible, in a ceremony before millions gathered below the West Front of the Capitol.
Lincoln’s Oath of Office.