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Democrat TX 16

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  • Reading of the Constitution

    by Representative Beto O'Rourke

    Posted on 2013-01-15

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    O'ROURKE. ``Before he enter on the execution of his office, he shall take the following oath or affirmation:'' 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.

    Article II, section 2: ``The President shall be Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, and of the militia of the several States, when called into the actual service of the United States; he may require the opinion, in writing, of the principal officer in each of the executive departments, upon any subject relating to the duties of their respective offices, and he shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States, except in cases of impeachment.'' Mr. GOODLATTE. I yield to the gentleman from Arizona (Mr. Gosar).

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