Trump targets abortion at prayer breakfast

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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". "Before you were born, I set you apart, '" which is from Jeremiah 1:5.

Trump thanks faith leaders for supporting his administration's criminal justice reform efforts.

"My administration is working to ensure that faith-based adoption agencies are able to help vulnerable children find their forever families while following their deeply-held beliefs", Trump added. "I hear people say, 'Why didn't they do it the first day?' You have to do it right". And while Trump had the mic, all eyes were on Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who was seated behind him and delivered a few key reactions to his rhetoric.

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"I do sense that we are in a national moment of perilously mounting discouragement", he said. Since the call seemed like a direct contradiction of Trump's aggressive political style, many people who saw the photo assumed that Pelosi was making a condescending gesture towards the president.

Every commander in chief since President Dwight Eisenhower has attended the breakfast, which began in 1953. "We will always protect our country's long and proud tradition of faith-based adoption", Trump continued, drawing applause from the crowd. The Rev. Michael Curry, the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church who is famous for his remarks at last year's royal wedding, read from 1 Corinthians 13 and offered a brief reflection on love that some saw as a rebuke to Trump's leadership style.

President Trump pledged Thursday to protect faith-based adoption, citing the case of a MI couple at the center of a lawsuit seeking to stop the state from working with a Catholic charity.

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