How the National Prayer Breakfast became an opportunity for presidents and faith leaders alike to push their political agendas

President Joe Biden called for faith in these ‘dark, dark times’ at the National Prayer Breakfast AP Photo/Alex Brandon Addressing his first National Prayer Breakfast as president on Feb. 4, Joe Biden spoke of the need to “turn to faith” in a “dark, dark time.” In the wake of the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol, he called for Americans to “confront and defeat political extremism, white supremacy and domestic terrorism,” and argued that religion can help America unite as “one nation in a common purpose: to respect one another, to care for one another, [and] to leave no one behind.” The president’…

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