White House releases details on private swearing-in ceremony

ADVERTISEMENT
According to Carney, the event is "not likely to take very long." The press secretary told reporters "not to expect a pre-inaugural speech."

This will be the second consecutive inauguration in which Obama holds two swearings-in; in 2009, he and Roberts botched the oath of office during the public inauguration ceremony, leading to a do-over later at the White House.


More in News

Lawmaker praises release of 'The Interview'

Read more »