The oath of office of the President of the United States is an oath or affirmation required by the United States Constitution before the President begins the execution of the office. The wording is specified in Article Two, Section One, Clause Eight:
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Before he enter on the Execution of his Office, he shall take the following Oath or Affirmation:–“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.”“preserve, Protect and defend…” He swore to do this and yet it seems to me that demonstrably he feels that ignoring the constitution is the way to govern America.Lets take a look at his use of executive orders. The Constitution makes it quite clear that the President may issue decrees that allow him to better manage the Executive branch and follow the laws set down by Congress. In No way does it allow him to create his own laws or “get around” the congress. Executive orders are only permitted him so he may better address those laws in the Executive branch. NOT, I repeat, NOT to manage the country or its citizens.