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President Donald Trump delivered remarks Thursday at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, mostly sticking to his teleprompter script in discussing religion in America.
The U.S. leader said, "When we open our hearts to faith, we fill our hearts with love". "All children born and unborn are made in the holy image of God". He said his administration is also speaking out against "religious persecution around the world, including against religious minorities, Christians, and the Jewish community". She said that while she respects the office Trump holds - and prays for him daily - she believes that Trump's speech was "theatrics" and "not government". Brunson returned to the US after almost two years of detention in Turkey.
Pelosi and Trump have repeatedly clashed in recent weeks. "Let us pray for the courage to pursue justice and the wisdom to forge peace". Lankford said. "You have a faith; you can choose to live yours because that's the nature of the country that we're in".
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Thursday at her weekly press briefing, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said President Donald Trump was "projecting his own unruliness" with his complaints about Democrats investigations being a form of "presidential harassment". Jacky Rosen, D-Nev.; Secretary of State Michael Pompeo; acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker; and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson, among others.
Trump and Pelosi are joining more than 180 members of Congress at the annual event.
Rosen spoke briefly before Trump's address, for instance, noting her role as a former synagogue president. "I hear people say, 'Why didn't they do it the first day?' You have to do it right". "Those of us who have been involved in organizing it have tried very hard to avoid making it a platform for partisan political issues".
"This passage is often read at weddings, but when the Apostle Paul first wrote it he wasn't thinking about a wedding".
"Many of the people in this room lead and support the charities and faith-based institutions that bring hope to the lives of our citizens, comfort to those in despair, solace to those in grief, and aid to those in need", he said.