Trump tells prayer breakfast ‘I will never let you down’

National News

February 7, 2019 - 9:39 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told attendees at the annual National Prayer Breakfast today that he stands behind them, even as speakers bemoaned the level of division in the country and what one described as a “fracturing of the American family.”

“I will never let you down,” Trump told an audience that included members of his Cabinet and Congress, including Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi — whom he did not acknowledge.

The pledge came two days after Trump offered a fierce denunciation of late-term abortion in his annual State of the Union address as he moved to re-energize evangelical voters, who have been among his most loyal supporters and who will be vital to his 2020 re-election bid.

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