Obama has retaken the oath of office after a mistake during the original swearing-in, reports the ABC.

“US President Barack Obama has been administered the oath of office a second time at the White House because a word was out of sequence when he was sworn in yesterday.

“Chief Justice John Roberts, who first administered the oath to Mr Obama on the steps of the US Capitol, also administered the oath to the president today in front of reporters.”

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