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President Donald J. Trump declared in the State Dining Room before continuing with an unscripted flourish: “It’s the most powerful thing there is.”

  • “Tonight we break bread together united by our love of God, and we renew our resolve to protect the sacred freedom of religion – all of us,” he said.
  • The president also acknowledged the recent religiously-motivated attacks both in the United States and abroad.
  • “All of us in this room send our love and prayers to the Jewish Americans wounded at the Chabad of Poway shooting in California,” he said. “And our hearts break for the life of Laurie Gilbert-Kaye who was so wickedly taken from us.”

 

WASHINGTON – About 100 people – religious leaders, Trump administration officials, and their guests – celebrated the “power of prayer” at the White House Wednesday night ahead of the day set aside annually for Americans of all faiths to pray for thanks and guidance. “America will be a nation that believes forever, and we certainly believe – more than anyone – the power of prayer,” President Donald J. Trump declared in the State Dining Room before continuing with an unscripted flourish: “It’s the most powerful thing there is.” In his opening remarks preceding the National Day of Prayer, the president welcomed representatives of various faiths, including Christians, Muslims, Jews, Sikhs, and Hindus. “Tonight we break bread together united by our love of God, and we renew our resolve to protect the sacred freedom of […]

 

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