Obama: Two swearings-in for everybody!

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Commerce Secretary Gary Locke may already be on the job but President Obama and Vice President Biden staged a nice little ceremony for them on Friday anyway.

Obama joked that two swearings-in are now de rigeur. in his administration, given the infamous snafu between him and Chief Justice John Roberts at the inaugural.

"Secretary Sebelius and Secretary Locke were actually sworn in before today, but around here, we like to make sure we get it right," Obama said. "I had to do it twice, and so now we make everybody do it twice."

If you'd like to relive the terrifying moment when our Republic may not have actually had a president, check this out, courtesy of CBS News:

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Just to be safe, Roberts and Obama met again later that day to make sure the oath of office took. Sadly, there were no video cameras present but here's the CBS News report:

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- Jeffrey Young

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