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Pence says Trump often asks to start meetings off with prayer

Are you there, God? It's me, Donald.

In honor of the National Day of Prayer, Vice President Mike Pence sat for an interview with CBN News on Thursday, and while Pence is vocal about his Christian faith, he made a surprising revelation about who is driving prayer in the Trump administration. "There's prayer going on on a regular basis in this White House," he said. "And it's one of the most meaningful things to me, whether it's public meetings or not, I've lost count of the number of times that the president has nudged me, or nudged another member of the Cabinet, and said, 'Let's start this meeting with prayer.'"

Pence also discussed the controversial U.S. embassy that will open in Jerusalem, which he predicted will help usher in "peace in the region," and said the Trump administration is "always making room for those inalienable rights, the free exercise of religion that Americans cherish."