Cameras have caught President Trump doing something not seen before: A sitting U.S. president praying with a new Supreme Court justice nominee.

 

The photo, shared on Trump’s presidential Twitter feed, shows Trump, his two eldest sons, Vice President Pence and wife Karen, Reince Priebus, and Justice Scalia’s widow Maureen and son Fr. Paul Scalia, among others, praying with nominee Neil Gorsuch and his wife Marie Louise in the White House.

The photo was taken shortly after Trump announced Gorsuch as his pick to fill the late Antonin Scalia’s seat.

The time taken to publicly pray for the Senate confirmation and future career of man who may become one of America’s top decision-makers for decades to come is a momentous occasion for Christians who considered Trump’s Supreme Court pick to be a primary reason for voting for him.

As the Supreme Court, as well as lower circuit courts, have increasingly pulled America away from biblical principles, it is refreshing to see a presidential administration’s focus turned back toward God in helping lead our country.

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