The oath officials take after being elected to public office..... You can swear to the people you will not do something....then do it anyway. Oath taken by United States House and Senate before taking their seat. Wife took Hippocritc Oath before shopping today.
All newly elected officials took their Hippocritc Oath today before they assembled. Bank President took Hippocritic Oath when made CEO. CEO took Hippocritc Oath in front of Stock Holders.