WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior White House adviser Jared Kushner said on Monday that he “did not collude” with Russia and had roughly four meetings with Russian officials during the 2016 campaign and presidential transition. In a written statement released ahead of his appearance before lawmakers in closed-door sessions, Kushner said […]
White House defends impromptu prayer in Oval Office
WHITE HOUSE – The White House is defending an impromptu prayer session in the Oval Office this week.
On Monday, President Trump met with evangelical members of his faith advisory board. At the end of their Oval Office session, members laid hands on the president and prayed for him.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders dismissed a suggestion that they prayed because of a political crisis.
“The idea that somebody would only pray when they’re in crisis,” Sanders said. “I think it makes you miss the entire point of what prayer is about. You should do that every day,” Sanders said.
She said the meeting covered topics of importance to the faith community.
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