While praying at the inauguration of President Donald Trump, televangelist Paula White asked God to unite and heal the United States - and bind the "wounds and divisions" seen across the country following a contentious election season.
As Trump's chosen ambassador, Haley's desire to limit abortion-accessibility on an international level is inflaming concern among those who perceive abortive services to be an entitlement. Haley, however, contends for alternative options: "I am strongly pro-life, so anything we can do to keep from having abortions, or to keep them from not knowing what is available, I will support."
S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley took issue with what she believes is United Nations' members lack of support to Israel during her Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday to become U.N. ambassador for the United States. She also spoke against Russia, and questioned what she called disproportionate funding the U.N. receives from the U.S.
As people are preparing for Inauguration Day---some with rejoicing, others in seeming sackcloth and ashes---one fact becomes clear: amid all of the performance rejections and media criticism abounding, this is a controversial and exciting time, to be sure. And perhaps that's an understatement. To the Christian, however, there is never a time devoid of comfort. For those whose eyes are fixed pessimistically, I hope to avert your focus just a bit more.
On Jan. 20, Trump will place his hands on two Bibles as he takes the oath of office: the Lincoln Bible and the Bible his mother gave him in 1955. Mike Pence will be sworn into office with Reagan’s Bible opened at 2 Chronicles 7:14.
A group of Christian leaders prayed over the doorway through which U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will walk at the Capitol Building for Friday's inauguration. They reportedly asked for direction, leadership, protection and blessings for the incoming Trump Administration.
The 58th Presidential Inauguration will kick off tomorrow at 11.30 a.m. ET. Expect to see this solemn occasion graced by society's who's who, with performances to remember by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Jackie Evancho.
Trump International Hotel managers again will host the Presidential Inaugural Prayer Breakfast, reversing the previous cancelation of their contract to hold the Jan. 20 event, according to organizer Rev. Merrie Turner. Hotel representatives reinstated the contract with Turner Saturday, the day after the organizer hostess and her lawyer filed a $1 million lawsuit against the 58th Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) in U.S. Superior Court for the District of Columbia for interfering with a contract. The non-partisan, inter-denominational prayer breakfast dates back to 1993.
Undercover videos caught anti-Trump activists discussing the possible means to disrupt an inaugural ball that will be held Thursday night at the National Press Club and the different ways to “shut down D.C.” on the inauguration day itself.