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Pence administers oath to new and reelected senators

2019-01-03 20:13
A video montage in the Senate shows U.S. Vice President Mike Pence administering the Oath of Office to new and reelected U.S. senators on Thursday at the very beginning of the 116th session of Congress, which comes amid a partial federal government shutdown and as Democrats take control of the U.S. House of Representatives. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). RESENDING TO CHANGE NEWLY TO NEW IN HEADLINE ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) A video montage in the Senate chamber shows U.S. Vice President Mike Pence administering the Oath of Office to new and reelected U.S. senators on Thursday at the very beginning of the 116th session of Congress, which comes amid a partial federal government shutdown. Democrats formally take control of the House from the Republicans after winning a majority of seats in November's congressional elections, while Republicans still maintain control of the Senate.