New Citizen Stumbles Over Pledge of Allegiance as Obama Consoles

By Caleb Jackson

Jul 4, 2014 3:41pm

Today, in honor of the nation’s Independence Day, President Obama delivered remarks at a Naturalization Ceremony for active duty military personnel and civilians. Towards the end of the ceremony, one of America’s newest citizens had a little trouble reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. After a sigh of relief from the young lady and chuckles from the crowd, the president can be heard saying “It’s ok,” and “I get nervous too,” while hugging her.


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