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Gina Raimondo sworn in as Commerce Secretary

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Gina Raimondo, the Rhode Island governor picked by President Joe Biden to lead the Commerce Department, has been sworn in by Vice President Kamala Harris. (March 3)

Video Transcript

KAMALA HARRIS: I, Gina Raimondo.

GINA RAIMONDO: I, Gina Raimondo.

KAMALA HARRIS: Do solemnly swear.

GINA RAIMONDO: Do solemnly swear.

KAMALA HARRIS: That I will support and defend.

GINA RAIMONDO: That I will support and defend.

KAMALA HARRIS: The Constitution of the United States.

GINA RAIMONDO: The Constitution of the United States.

KAMALA HARRIS: Against all enemies.

GINA RAIMONDO: Against all enemies.

KAMALA HARRIS: Foreign and domestic.

GINA RAIMONDO: Foreign and domestic.

KAMALA HARRIS: That I will bear true faith.

GINA RAIMONDO: That I will bear true faith.

KAMALA HARRIS: And allegiance.

GINA RAIMONDO: And allegiance.

KAMALA HARRIS: To the same.

GINA RAIMONDO: To the same.

KAMALA HARRIS: That I take this obligation freely.

GINA RAIMONDO: That I take this obligation freely.

KAMALA HARRIS: Without any mental reservation.

GINA RAIMONDO: Without any mental reservation.

KAMALA HARRIS: Or purpose of evasion.

GINA RAIMONDO: Or purpose of evasion.

KAMALA HARRIS: And that I will well and faithfully.

GINA RAIMONDO: And that I will well and faithfully.

KAMALA HARRIS: Discharge the duties.

GINA RAIMONDO: Discharge the duties.

KAMALA HARRIS: Upon which-- in the office.

GINA RAIMONDO: In the office.

KAMALA HARRIS: Upon which I am about to enter.

GINA RAIMONDO: Upon which I am about to enter.

KAMALA HARRIS: So help me God.

GINA RAIMONDO: So help me God.

KAMALA HARRIS: Congratulations, Madam Secretary.