Trump to be sworn in using Bible from childhood

Trump to be sworn in using Bible from childhood
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President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBrennan fires new shot at Trump: ‘He’s drunk on power’ Trump aides discussed using security clearance revocations to distract from negative stories: report Trump tried to dissuade Melania from 'Be Best' anti-bullying campaign: report MORE will be sworn in using a Bible from his childhood, the Presidential Inaugural Committee confirmed early Tuesday.

The president-elect received the Bible from his mother as he finished Sunday Church Primary School in New York. Trump’s name is etched into the cover.

“In his first inaugural address, President Lincoln appealed to the ‘better angels of our nature,’” Tom Barrack, the committee’s chairman, said in a statement.

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“As he takes the same oath of office 156 years later, President-elect Trump is humbled to place his hand on Bibles that hold special meaning both to his family and to our country.”

Trump will also use the Lincoln Bible, which President Obama used at his inauguration in 2009.

ABC News reported over the weekend that Vice President-elect Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceHillicon Valley: Trump escalates feud with intel critics | Tesla shares fall after troubling Musk interview | House panel considers subpoena for Twitter's Jack Dorsey | Why Turkish citizens are breaking their iPhones Steve Martin and Martin Short on avoiding Trump jokes: 'We’re not here to preach' State Dept. alarmed about Russian satellite's ‘abnormal behavior’ MORE will take the oath of office using the same Bible as President Ronald Reagan. Pence will be sworn in by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

Trump and Pence will be sworn in on Friday.

This report was updated at 10:19 a.m.