Barack Obama has been sworn into the presidency for a second time -- just in case!
Chief Justice John Roberts administered the presidential oath of office to Obama for a second time, after Roberts blew his lines on Tuesday, causing the Commander-in-Chief to repeat the wording differently from how it reads in the Constitution.
White House Counsel Greg Craig released a statement regarding the unusual ceremony that reads: "We believe that the oath of office was administered effectively and that the President was sworn in appropriately yesterday. But the oath appears in the Constitution itself. And out of an abundance of caution, because there was one word out of sequence, Chief Justice Roberts administered the oath a second time."
The President and the Chief Justice performed the redo in the Map Room of the White House on Wednesday night.