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Trump says people using 'Merry Christmas' again

Trump says people using 'Merry Christmas' again

Earlier in the speech, he paid tribute to victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, fires in California and hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

'America's a nation of believers and together we are strengthened and sustained by the power for prayer, ' he said.

BuzzFeed editor David Mack tweeted a photo of a pamphlet that was distributed on the first day of the three-day D.C. gathering, attended by conservatives since 2006 to "preserve the bedrock values of traditional marriage, religious liberty, sanctity of life and limited government that make our nation strong". "We cherish the sacred dignity of every human life". We love our families, [love] our neighbors. We defend our constitution. "We stand with our friends and allies, we forge new partnerships in pursuit of peace and we take decisive action against those who would threaten our people with harm".

But he said conservative religious activists chose to vote for him, even if they didn't know who he really was when they went to the polls last November. Our founders invoked our creator four times in the Declaration of Independence. "How times have changed". I do believe that he's a changed man, and that he's received the Gospel.' She said at a White House meeting she attended with about 25 others including Vice President Mike Pence, Pence vouched for his boss, telling them: 'This president is a believer. "Religious liberty is enshrined in the very First Amendment of the Bill of Rights". As evidence of America's commitment to faith, Trump cited the inclusion of the words "one nation under God" in the pledge of allegiance.

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The president also touched on a topic that he often discussed on the campaign trail - that our culture should welcome back people and say "Merry Christmas" around the holidays.

He also said he's "stopping cold" attacks on Judeo-Christian values. You know, we're getting near that attractive Christmas season that people don't talk about anymore.They don't use the word "Christmas" because it's not politically correct.

He said he had returned to policies that bar the use of federal funds around the world to pay for abortions, issued an executive action to allow churches and religious organizations to engage in politics without losing their tax exempt status and cutting the most regulations ever. 'You go to department stores and they'll say "Happy New Year", or they'll say other things. "We're saying Merry Christmas again!" "We know that parents, not bureaucrats, know best how to raise their children".