CNN’s Erin Burnett didn’t know what to make of President Trump praying, and the picture that captured the moment baffled her even more.
Burnett teased the segment:
“And next, a, uh, pretty stunning image — lemme just give you a quick peak of it. The president bowing his head in prayer in the Oval Office and, and all these people, sort of, touching him. Uh, er, um, it’s, it’s very strange. We’re going to tell you what happened there.”
She struggled through another teaser, saying, “Something… we don’t see everyday here. The image coming out of Donald Trump praying in the Oval Office and all of those… hands on him.”
That’s called prayer, Erin, when you bow your head and talk to God and sometimes during a group prayer people reach out and support one another with a hand on the shoulder or back. It’s what Christians do, but hey, CNN anchors can't be expected to be familiar with the practices of people who cling to their guns and religion.
President Trump met with evangelical leaders on Monday to discuss religious freedom among other things. And as Christians generally do when they meet, they prayed. Weird, I know.
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