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At National Prayer Breakfast, Trump Praises People Of Faith For Leading ‘Abolition Of Civil Rights’ In Apparent Gaffe

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At National Prayer Breakfast, Trump Praises People Of Faith For Leading ‘Abolition Of Civil Rights’ In Apparent Gaffe





President Donald Trump’s apparent gaffe during his remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast turned heads on social media when he told an audience of global religious leaders that America’s greatest accomplishments include the “abolition of civil rights.”

“Since the founding of our nation, many of our greatest strides, from gaining our independence to abolition of civil rights, to extending the vote for women, have been led by people of faith and started in prayer,” the president said on Thursday.

“When we open our hearts to faith, we fill our hearts with love,” he added.


Trump attended the breakfast with First Lady Melania Trump, where speakers addressed the level of division in the country and what one described as a “fracturing of the American family.”

The gaffe did not go unnoticed on social media:








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