An oath to the King is not an oath to the person who wears the crown. It is an oath to an institution that symbolizes our system of government, a democratic constitutional monarchy.
Taking oath is an important tradition before assuming charge of a public office. It entails a commitment to the future. What is the history of oath-taking?
As the Trump impeachment trial plays out in the Senate, the 100 lawmakers there are required by law to abide by a special oath.