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The Journal Gazette

Sunday, January 20, 2013 10:18 am

Oath of office taken by Vice President Biden

By The Associated Press

The oath of office taken by Joe Biden on Sunday as he begins his second term as vice president:

I, Joseph R. Biden Jr., do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God.