Trump speaks at National Prayer Breakfast

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Abortion rights also came up during this week's State of the Union address, which Trump referenced repeatedly during his Thursday remarks.

It's hard to top a sea of Democratic congresswomen in suffragette white, Melania Trump's eyebrow-raising solo-glove action or even POTUS for that matter, but Speaker Nancy Pelosi may have pulled it off. "All children born and unborn are made in the holy image of God". "No, it's not going to happen", Pelosi said, adding that she will support whatever deal the panel comes up with - except for a wall. And many have clung onto it - and, yes, meme'd it.

Pelosi also took aim at Trump's State of the Union address late Tuesday, where she was spotted sarcastically clapping at the president.

In his first appearance at the event in 2017, Trump promised to get rid of the Johnson Amendment, a cause popular among those Christians who resent the law's restriction of political speech by pastors.

Trump didn't congratulate her on becoming speaker, either, as President George W. Bush did the last time Pelosi held the position.

"As president, I will always cherish, honor and protect the believers who uplift our communities and sustain our nation to ensure that people of faith can always contribute to our society", Trump said. Haugen said. "For our American family, I do sense that we are in a national moment of perilously mounting discouragement".

Trump was the 12th president to speak at the annual breakfast, which has been attended by every president since Dwight D. Eisenhower.

The U.S. leader said, "When we open our hearts to faith, we fill our hearts with love".

In closing, Trump said Americans were "blessed to live in a land of faith where all things are possible" and where "our only limits are those we place are those we place on ourselves".

Applauding throughout the breakfast, the audience reserved its longest ovation for Trump's pledge to upholds its pro-life policies toward unborn children.

She called Trump's speech "theatrics" and said she viewed the president's declaration that investigations into him could harm the economy as an "all-out threat".