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'Faith is central to American life,' our rights 'come from our Creator'

America is a ‘nation of believers,’ Trump declares at prayer breakfast President Donald Trump speaks during the National Prayer Breakfast Thursday Feb. 8 2018 in Washington
Steven Clarke | 10 February, 2018, 02:51

That leaves Trump's silence on the matter, including one of the ex-wives' sharing photographs with The Daily Mail, which broke the story, of a black eye she says Porter gave her on their honeymoon in the early 2000s, awkwardly juxtaposed with his Prayer Breakfast message. It would take an act of Congress to repeal the measure, but attempts by Republican leaders to do so previous year were unsuccessful.

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Trump's speech, which also honored first responders, tireless teachers and hardworking parents, was a shift from his first speech to the annual event past year in which he promised to "totally destroy the Johnson Amendment", a 1954 legislative measure that prohibits tax-exempt houses of worship from involvement in partisan politics. Our currency declares "IN GOD WE TRUST".

"America is a nation of believers", Trump said.

President Trump talked about the historical connection of Christianity to America "our founders invoked our creator four times in the Declaration of Independence". That is why the words "Praise Be To God" are etched atop the Washington Monument, and those same words are etched into the hearts of our people.

Ah, yes. In addition to our rights coming from the Lord our God, we hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal-except immigrants. These can hardly be considered proof that America is a founded in faith. He said the militants had tortured Christians, Jews and even fellow Muslims in the territories they occupied, but that they had been nearly totally overrun.

Before his escape, when Seong-ho was being tortured by North Korean officials, there was one thing that kept him from losing hope: Over and over again, he recited the Lord's prayer.

President Donald Trump speaks during the National Prayer Breakfast Thursday Feb. 8 2018 in Washington
President Donald Trump speaks during the National Prayer Breakfast Thursday Feb. 8 2018 in Washington

"A lot of people focus on just the breakfast", said Donna Rice Hughes, president and CEO of Enough is Enough: Making the Internet Safer for Children and Families.

He also had the DOJ issue 20 principles of religious liberty, the HHS announce the creation of a Conscience and Religious Freedom Division and more. Trump has made it nearly exclusively evangelical Christians, his most popular base.

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., who was gravely wounded last summer when a gunman opened fire on Republican members of Congress, was among those seated on the dais with Trump and was scheduled to deliver a keynote address, along with Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus.

On Thursday, Trump said that the surgery had gone well.

I said, "Do you love your mom?" (Applause.) Thank you, Sophia. Predictably, President Trump showed support to his base by talking about Christian Nationalism, the belief that there is a specific objective that God has given to the United States that needs to be enacted by Christians.

The National Prayer Breakfast is put on by the Fellowship Foundation, which was long run by Doug Coe, who died past year. Every president since Eisenhower has spoken at the annual breakfast.

"Each president presents a different set of problems", Hunter said. The most famous example, Hunter suggested, was when Mother Teresa, a nun and missionary in Kolkata, India, spoke forcefully against abortion in front of then-President Bill Clinton and first lady Hillary Clinton, who support abortion rights.

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