WASHINGTON (AP) _ Some are calling it the flub heard around the
The White House counsel says Obama has been president since noon on Inauguration Day, but Greg Craig says the do-over was decided upon out of ``an abundance of caution.'' This time, the scene was
the White House Map Room in front of a small group of reporters,
not the Capitol platform.
Obama joked to reporters ``We decided that because it was so
much fun ...''
Roberts, in his black robe, asked Obama if he was ready to take the oath. Obama replied -- quote -- ``Yes, I am,'' adding ``And we're going to do it very slowly.'' Roberts then led Obama through the oath without any missteps.