"I thank you for the question because many of you don't know, but when I was speaker, my flagship issue under President [George W. Bush] was climate", she said when asked about her approach to the issue in light of a Green New Deal resolution some progressive Democrats, including NY freshmen Rep.
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Sometimes, this protection amounts to discrimination against the LGBTQ community and others, according to progressive religious freedom advocates.
On a separate note, Pelosi also told reporters she believes Democrats and the president can find "common ground" on lowering prescription drug prices, something Trump addressed during the State of the Union. "As a result, a lot of younger Americans associate Christianity and public professions of faith with some of the most politically conservative and theologically conservative views". And while Trump had the mic, all eyes were on Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who was seated behind him and delivered a few key reactions to his rhetoric. "I always think that whatever the president says about us, he's projecting his own unruliness". Brunson was among those who attended the National Prayer Breakfast. Participants seemed particularly excited about the president's comments on abortion.
The standout moment, however, came when Pelosi appeared to literally "clap back" at Trump from behind the podium - and it's made for an incredibly powerful image.
"I'm very proud of the work of our committees", she said. The lawsuit argues that the state should stop partnering with faith-based adoption agencies such as St. Vincent due to their religious beliefs about marriage. Many states have considered or passed legislation protecting such organizations, but they still face legislative and legal challenges.
It was Trump's third annual speech to the National Prayer Breakfast. Every president since Dwight D. Eisenhower has headlined the event.
Before Trump spoke, Gary Haugen, a former human rights lawyer and founder of the anti-slavery group International Justice Mission, warned of the dangers of political and cultural "tribalism" and "a swelling anxiety of national disintegration" in the United States.
"This passage is often read at weddings, but when the Apostle Paul first wrote it he wasn't thinking about a wedding". "And let us always give thanks for the miracle of life, the majesty of creation and the grace of almighty God".
Overall, the event celebrated the power of faith and prayer, praising believers for their work for justice around the world. "So I'm not going to respond to any characterization or mischaracterization of the president, who - I'm just not going there", she said.