Donald Trump's speech to USA conservatives laced with Christmas spirit

Donald Trump's speech to USA conservatives laced with Christmas spirit

Trump also pledged that as president he would fight for "American family values", a phrase used by some social conservatives to signal their opposition to LGBT rights.

Trump zeroed in on this subject much more during his presidential campaign than he has as president.

Donald Trump is no stranger to controversy, and he's courting it again after it emerged he'll become the first US President to attend a highly controversial conference run by an anti-LGBT hate group. "No more Merry Christmas on Starbucks", Trump told a Springfield, Illinois rally.

"The Justice Department issued new guidance to all federal agencies to ensure no religious group is ever targeted under my administration", Trump said, pointing to the Little Sisters of the Poor, the religious group that took their case on contraception to the Supreme Court, saying "they went through hell".

"How times have changed, but you know what?" "They want to be politically correct".

"America is a nation of believers and together we are strengthened and sustained by the power of prayer", Trump said.

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"This morning I am honored and thrilled to return as the first sitting president to address this incredible gathering of friends", Trump said.

Trump spoke about the importance of religious liberty and said that's why he signed an executive order last week stating that no religious group would be targeted under any administration.

Trump also reviewed his accomplishments, noting that he's followed through on promise after promise since taking office.

"Since the early days of the campaign, President Trump allied himself with values voters, promising to put an end to the 8 years of relentless assault on the First Amendment", said Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council (FRC), of which FRC Action is a legislative affiliate.

The new rules allow any employer to be exempt from the mandate "based on its sincerely held religious beliefs" or on "moral convictions".

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