President Trump made some comments at the National Prayer breakfast that are heartening conservatives and riling up liberals. While speaking to the gathered crowd, he opined that our freedom of religion is a “sacred right” and the addition of the words “Under God” to the Pledge of Allegiance was a “great thing.”
“That’s why President Eisenhower and Senator Carlson had the wisdom to gather together 64 years ago to begin this truly great tradition, but that’s not all they did together.
Let me tell you the rest of the story. Just one year later, Senator Carlson was among the members of Congress to send to the president’s desk a joint resolution that added ‘under God’ to our Pledge of Allegiance. It’s a great thing. Because that’s what we are and that is what we will always be, and that is what our people want.
One beautiful nation under God. Thank you, God bless you, and God bless America. Thank you very much.”