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Obama / Oath Do-Over #920618

FNC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 22, 2009
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) Retaking of Presidential oath of office by President Obama said reported yesterday. President Obama’s administrations explanation for second oath given. Photo of oath being given, with audio of oath being played and words of oath shown on screen.

(DC: Brian Wilson)Press corps said upset by second oath being done without their being invited as a group. [Press Secretary Robert Gibbs – says second oath was done out of an abundance of caution.] Picking reporters who saw oath and using a White House photographer claimed providing a distorted view of history. Lodgin of complaint by Fox and other news organizations announced.

(Studio, DC: Shepard Smith, Brian Wilson)Retaking of oath’s effect on President Obama’s signing of executive orders between the two oaths questioned, discussed.

Smith, Shepard;
Wilson, Brian

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