By JEROME HUDSON | BREITBART NEWS
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President Donald Trump was prayed over by a group of black religious and political leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House on Thursday.
The president held a news conference and meeting and addressed the group of roughly two dozen black leaders.
African American supporters lay their hands on President Donald Trump as they pray for him at the conclusion of a news conference and meeting in the Cabinet Room at the White House February 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
African Americans pray for President Trump in the Cabinet Room at the White House. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Among those present were Alveda King, actor Isaiah Washington, World Boxing Champion Andre Berto, former NFL player and entrepreneur Jack Brewer, Pastor Darrell Scott, Lynette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson, a.k.a. “Diamond and Silk,” Black Voices for Trump advisory board members Paris Denard, Deneen Borelli, and David Harris Jr., and author and activist Candace Owens.
President Trump also addressed hundreds of black leaders on Thursday in the East Room in a ceremony commemorating Black History Month.
“In every field, every generation, and every calling, African-Americans have lifted up our nation to new heights — and, like all citizens, you are entitled to a government that puts your needs, your interests, and your families first,” Trump said.
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