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Who administers the oath to the vice president on inauguration day?


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The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court administers the oath to the President. There is no designated person to swear in the vice-president, however. That is up to the Vice President elect.

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The Chief Justice of the United States (Supreme Court) typically administers the oath of office to the incoming President. Another justice may swear in the Vice-President. Senior Justice John Paul Stevens administered the oath to Vice-President Biden at the 2008 inauguration.


The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court performs this function at planned inauguration ceremonies. If the president dies and the vice-president has to be sworn unexpectedly, the oath may be administered by anyone legally able to administer an oath- such as a judge, or even a Justice of the Peace.


The new president and vice-president begin their terms on this day and take the oath for their offices. The chief justice of the US administers the oaths. What other people are involved depends on the year and the President and the planners of the event.


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The newly elected President of the United States takes the oath of office on January 20th, which is Inauguration Day. If the President dies, the vice president takes the oath as soon as practicable and becomes President.


The Vice President swears in just before noon and the president swears in at about noon.


As soon as he takes the oath of office at Obama's inauguration.


During the presidential Inauguration the old president of the United States moves out of the white hose and the new one moves in. During the Inauguration the president and the vice president elects are sworn into office or formally inducted. The president needs to say the oath of office.



He typically takes it on inauguration day, standing on the a platform built on the steps of the capitol.If January 20 is on Sunday, he may be sworn in, inside the capitol or maybe at the White House in a private ceremony. Vice-presidents who assume the office because of the death of the president, take the oath at a spot convenient to where they happen to be.


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No, the President's Oath is written in the Constitution. The Vice President's Oath is the same oath that members of Congress take and was not written in the Constitution, but the Constitution does require that the VP be bound by an Oath.


Beginning in 1937, Inauguration Day is January 20. Of course, in the event that the Presidency is vacated due to death or resignation, the Vice President is sworn in as soon as possible.


They take their presidential oaths at Capitol Hill, at their inauguration.


If (God Forbid) the President Elect would die before the Inauguration, the Vice-President elect would then take the oath of office (in this case - Joe Bidden).


Elected presidents take the oath as a part of the inauguration ceremony held in Washington, DC. . Nowadays, presidents take the oath just outside the US Capitol on a platform set up for the inauguration . Vice-presidents who take office unexpectedly due to the death of the president are sworn as soon as possible wherever they may be at the time.



Thomas Jefferson did not quit as Vice President. His term as Vice President ended on the day of his first presidential inauguration.


The Presidential Inauguration will be on Tuesday, January 20th, 2009, beginning at 08:30 AM PST {Pacific Standard Time} The Oath of Office for the President will be at 9am PST. The Vice President's will be sworn in about 10 minutes before that.



The oath of office has never been required, but it is formal and traditional to take the oath of office.


If the President of the United States resigns or dies while in office, the Vice President takes the oath of office and becomes President. If the Vice President dies, then the Speaker of the House takes the oath and becomes President.


The Chief Justice swears in the president-elect and vice president



You are undoubtedly looking for Vice President Joe Biden. However this is nothing more than an urban myth. President Obama became President at noon on the day of his inauguration, regardless of whether or not the oath contained an error.



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