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At Prayer Breakfast, Trump Says Faith Central To American Life

The president spoke at the 66th annual National Prayer Breakfast, largely sticking to his script a year after using the event to talk about TV ratings.

President Trump praised God and country Thursday, calling the U.S. "a nation of believers" and saying faith is central to "American life and to liberty."

The president spoke at the National Prayer Breakfast, an annual gathering

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