President Trump holds up a Bible in front of St. John’s Episcopal Church after walking across Lafayette Park from the White House.On Monday evening, federal authorities used tear gas to clear Lafayette Square so President Trump could pose for a photo while holding a Bible in front of St. John’s Episcopal Church. It wasn’t the first time Trump has used the word of God.
Donald Trump Reads the Sacred Holy Bible is a weekly podcast with our president, intended for those who care about preserving this country as a Christian nation. A lifelong, church-going Christian, every week our president will comment on a chapter from the Bible.
The president’s last-minute address came in juxtaposition to the scene outside, where a series of military vehicles rolled out front on Pennsylvania Avenue and military police and law enforcement clashed with protesters at Lafayette Park, firing tear gas, flash bangs, rubber bullets and pepper spray on a large but peaceful crowd.
The following is a transcript from last week’s episode, “Matthew 5: Part 1.”