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USA: 'Mad Dog' Mattis sworn in as US defence secretary02:12

USA: 'Mad Dog' Mattis sworn in as US defence secretary

United States, Washington DC
January 27, 2017 at 23:06 GMT +00:00 · Published

James Mattis, US Defence Secretary (English): "I, James Norman Mattis, do solemnly swear..."

Mike Pence, US Vice President (English): "[t]hat I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States..."

James Mattis, US Defence Secretary (English): "[t]hat I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States..."

Mike Pence, US Vice President (English): "[a]gainst all enemies, foreign and domestic..."

James Mattis, US Defence Secretary (English): "[a]gainst all enemies, foreign and domestic..."

Mike Pence, US Vice President (English): "[t]hat I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same..."

James Mattis, US Defence Secretary (English): "[t]hat I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same..."

Mike Pence, US Vice President (English): "[t]hat I take this obligation freely..."

James Mattis, US Defence Secretary (English): "[t]hat I take this obligation freely..."

Mike Pence, US Vice President (English): "[w]ithout any mental reservation or purpose of evasion..."

James Mattis, US Defence Secretary (English): "[w]ithout any mental reservation or purpose of evasion..."

Mike Pence, US Vice President (English): "[a]nd that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties..."

James Mattis, US Defence Secretary (English): "[a]nd that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties..."

Mike Pence, US Vice President (English): "[o]f the office upon which I am about to enter. So help me God."

James Mattis, US Defence Secretary (English): "[o]f the office upon which I am about to enter. So help me God."

Mike Pence, US Vice President (English): "Congratulations."

James Mattis, US Defence Secretary (English): "Thanks a lot."

James Mattis, US Defence Secretary (English): *TRANSCRIPTION TO FOLLOW*

Retired Marine Gen James Mattis took the oath of office to become the 26th Defence Secretary of the United States during an inauguration ceremony at The Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, Friday.

Mattis was sworn in alongside US President Donald Trump and US Vice-President Mike Pence.

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James Mattis, US Defence Secretary (English): "I, James Norman Mattis, do solemnly swear..."

Mike Pence, US Vice President (English): "[t]hat I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States..."

James Mattis, US Defence Secretary (English): "[t]hat I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States..."

Mike Pence, US Vice President (English): "[a]gainst all enemies, foreign and domestic..."

James Mattis, US Defence Secretary (English): "[a]gainst all enemies, foreign and domestic..."

Mike Pence, US Vice President (English): "[t]hat I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same..."

James Mattis, US Defence Secretary (English): "[t]hat I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same..."

Mike Pence, US Vice President (English): "[t]hat I take this obligation freely..."

James Mattis, US Defence Secretary (English): "[t]hat I take this obligation freely..."

Mike Pence, US Vice President (English): "[w]ithout any mental reservation or purpose of evasion..."

James Mattis, US Defence Secretary (English): "[w]ithout any mental reservation or purpose of evasion..."

Mike Pence, US Vice President (English): "[a]nd that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties..."

James Mattis, US Defence Secretary (English): "[a]nd that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties..."

Mike Pence, US Vice President (English): "[o]f the office upon which I am about to enter. So help me God."

James Mattis, US Defence Secretary (English): "[o]f the office upon which I am about to enter. So help me God."

Mike Pence, US Vice President (English): "Congratulations."

James Mattis, US Defence Secretary (English): "Thanks a lot."

James Mattis, US Defence Secretary (English): *TRANSCRIPTION TO FOLLOW*

Retired Marine Gen James Mattis took the oath of office to become the 26th Defence Secretary of the United States during an inauguration ceremony at The Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, Friday.

Mattis was sworn in alongside US President Donald Trump and US Vice-President Mike Pence.

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