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By Dave Scott Jr.
Correspondent 

The Nonfiction Section: To the Best of My Ability

 

February 7, 2019



It happens once every four years. The newly elected (or re-elected) president of the United States of America, with right hand raised, recites the oath of office using the specific language written into the U.S. Constitution by the framers of our government: “I 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.”

While each president is able to make personal decisions around the event – such as choosing to place his left hand on...



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