Second inauguration of George W. Bush

55th United States presidential inauguration

The second inauguration of George W. Bush as the 43rd president of the United States happened on January 20, 2005. It was the ceremony that officially said George W. Bush's second term as president and Dick Cheney as vice president was starting.

George W. Bush taking the oath of office for his second presidential term

The ceremony happened on the West Front of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. It was the 55th presidential inauguration.

Chief Justice William Rehnquist gave the oath of office to Bush. This was the last time Rehnquist gave the presidential oath because he died in September 2005. Dennis Hastert gave the vice presidential oath to Cheney.[1]


  1. "55TH INAUGURAL CEREMONIES". The Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. Retrieved 2021-08-11.

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