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Biden apologizes to Roberts for oath of office joke

Joe Biden already made to apologizes about a little joke he made about the guy who going to decide if americans could be implanted with microchips.
Biden couldn't pass up poking fun at Chief Justice Roberts last week.

Biden couldn’t pass up poking fun at Chief Justice Roberts last week.

(CNN) An aide to Vice President Joe Biden tells CNN he called Chief Justice John Roberts last week to apologize for a light-hearted remark he made over the flubbed Inauguration Day oath of office.

“My memory is not as good as Justice Roberts, Chief Justice Roberts,” Biden said last Wednesday, as he asked for a copy of the oath he was using to swear in senior members of the White House staff.

WATCH VIDEO : BIDEN JOKES

Several staffers reacted to the comment with groans and laughter, though President Obama, standing next to Biden, did not crack a smile. Continue reading

Obama Re-Takes Oath of Office

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. administers the oath of office to President Barack Obama a second time in the Map Room of the White House January 21, 2009 in Washington, DC.

(VIDEO) Chief Justice Roberts ‘screwed up’ oath of office

Chief Justice Roberts interrupted Obama early and then switched the order of some of the words, slipping up the new president and causing him to hesitate at one point.

ROBERTS: Are you prepared to take the oath, Senator?
OBAMA: I am.
ROBERTS: I, Barack Hussein Obama…
OBAMA: I, Barack–
ROBERTS: …do solemnly swear…
OBAMA: I, Barack Hussein Obama, do solemnly swear…
ROBERTS: …that I will execute the office of president to the United States faithfully…
OBAMA: …that I will execute… [pause]
ROBERTS: …faithfully the office of president of the United States…
OBAMA: …the office of president of the United States faithfully…
ROBERTS: …and will, to best of my ability…
OBAMA: …and will to [the] best of my ability…
ROBERTS: …preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.
OBAMA: …preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.
ROBERTS: So help you God?
OBAMA: So help me God.
ROBERTS: Congratulations, Mr. President.


(VIDEO) President Barack Obama 2009 Inauguration and Address

Added: Run TIme: 21:50

President Barack Obama took the oath of office as the 44th president of the United States and delivered an inaugural address focusing on the themes of sacrifice and renewal on January 20, 2009.