Statement On President Trump’s Call For A National Day of Prayer For Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Washington, DC – Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that Sunday, September 3 would be recognized as a “National Day of Prayer” for the state of Texas in the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. Faith & Freedom Coalition Chairman Ralph Reed issued the following statement from the Oval Office alongside President Trump, Vice-President Pence, and other faith leaders.

“It goes without saying that in a moment like this we all come together as Americans, bow to almighty God, and we ask for his grace and mercy for those who are affected by Hurricane Harvey. Mr. President, we thank you, the Vice President, and your entire team for everything you are doing to deploy all of the resources of government to help those who have been effected, and most of all we thank you for acknowledging that ultimately it is God who is the source of our unity as Americans and thank you for issuing this proclamation.”