Let us pray for that extra measure of strength and that extra measure of devotion, ' President Trumpsaid, 'and let us seek to build a more just and peaceful world where every child can grow up without violence, worship without fear, and reach their God-given potential'. Our rights come from our creator. Held on the first Thursday in February, this breakfast calls together people of faith to celebrate their love for Jesus and pray for the country.
Rep. Steve Scalise, the Louisiana congressman who was shot past year during a Republican baseball practice, served as the keynote speaker for the breakfast - replacing Vice President Mike Pence, who is in Pyeongchang, South Korea, for the Olympics opening ceremony.
During his speech this morning, Trump repeated portions of Sophia's story for the assembled crowd, which included the girl herself. He did not talk about moving the U.S. Embassy to Jersasulum or his attempts to repeal the Johnson Amendment, both issues that were pushed by evangelicals. But the Senate later removed it from the final tax bill.
During his remarks, the president emphasized the interconnection between freedom of religion and a flourishing society. When Americans are able to live by their convictions to speak openly of faith, Trump said, "our nation can achieve anything at all". He spoke about seeing the "power of God's love" in Americans, particularly during the response to recent hurricanes and mass shootings.
"Sophia, you may only be 9-years-old, but you are already a hero to all of us in this room, and all over the world", said President Trump.
A large global audience was present for the breakfast, which was hosted by a Democrat and a Republican, Charlie Crist and Randy Hultgren.
Carson Wentz and Rep. Cramer at the National Prayer Breakfast dinner Thursday Feb. 8 in Washington D.C. Submitted
The breakfast also paid tribute to one of its founders, who died past year in late February.
Coe, the longtime organizer of the breakfast, emphasized the foundation's focus on people-to-people relationships. Millions and millions of people lifted Sophia up in their prayers. "And I think partially we have managed to do that today".
"Let us resolve to find the best within ourselves", Trump said.
The National Prayer Breakfast is the event during which then-President Obama compared the Crusades to ISIS.
Other attendees said they appreciated the multi-day opportunity to connect with other people of faith.
The Serbian government announced that the event was organized for the 66th time in the presence of a large number of high-ranking officials from the United States and from around the world.
Micky [Arison] is very pro Dwyane. "They might not mention the other ones, and that's OK, but it's just all a part of it". I'm excited to be back home in our bed in our environment with our kids with our dogs and list goes on and on.
The couple went to the Canary Islands for their honeymoon, where Porter kicked her thigh during an argument, she said. Porter resigned on Wednesday following reports detailing allegations of physical abuse toward his two ex-wives.
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It is still unclear how much time Fellaini will need to recover, but Mourinho talked about the issue of him signing a new deal. It's an injury and I feel sorry for him personally and I feel sorry for the team because he's an important player for us.
Yameen officially announced that the Maldives was in a state of emergency for the duration of 15 days starting on Monday night. On Monday, before the emergency was declared , a minister quit in protest at the government's defiance of the supreme court.
While there are some exciting improvements to the system graphics, the company also unveiled some privacy and security changes. The feature doesn't now work, but Redmond says it will before the Redstone 4 update is released to the general public.
Poster of Han Solo in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story '. "I was kicked out of Flight Academy for having a mind of my own". A cocky young man claims that he's not only going to become a pilot, he's going to be the best in the galaxy.
Ramsey , Aubameyang , Mesut Ozil and Mkhitaryan all looked sharp and Wenger savoured the all-round display of his new-look attack. He is a Wenger sort of player, who will excite fans and contribute a lot to the attacking side of the Gunners game.
ESPN Plus Service Will Cost $4.99 Per Month
It will enable access to live streams of all ESPN's networks providing consumers or subscribers to multi-channel packages. Speed will a key component of the app's redesign, according to Aaron LaBerge, ESPN's chief technology officer.
Spokane County flu cases reach record numbers
The Centers for Disease Control reports that 14,676 people have been hospitalized with the flu since the season began in October. One piece of good news - this season's flu shot targets the very strains that are making everyone sick.
Wall St pulls back from earlier gains as bond yields rise
UPS ( UPS.N ) was down 6.1 percent after it reported fourth-quarter profit that was hurt by higher holiday season shipping costs. Six of the 11 major S&P indexes were higher, with the telecommunications index's 2.02 per cent rise leading the advancers.
Palestinian man shot dead by Israeli forces
The move to retroactively authorise the outpost will grant it the necessary building permits and access to the state's budget. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a press conference in Jerusalem on November 18, 2014.
2 dead, 50 injured in Amtrak train crash
A CSX spokesman confirmed the incident and said additional information would be made available as details are confirmed. The National Transportation Safety Board said on Twitter that a team of investigators are en route to the crash site.
Redskins consider tagging Kirk Cousins, report says
"I don't take it personal", Cousins said when asked what he thought about the team not contacting him until the next day. During that entire time, Schefter notes that the $34.5 million tag would still be accounted for against the salary cap.