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"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."

What events take place on Inauguration Day?

The inauguration is planned by the . Inaugural events include the swearing-in ceremony, the inaugural address, and the pass in review. .

For more information on the history of presidential inaugurations, explore the from the collections of the Library of Congress.

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Last Updated: November 5, 2019