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Watch Rep Emanuel Cleaver Finishes First Congressional Prayer with “Amen and Awoman” Video

Watch Rep Emanuel Cleaver Finishes First Congressional Prayer with “Amen and Awoman” Video

Yep. That happened.

“Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) finished the first daily congressional prayer of the new session with the words “amen and awoman” on Sunday.

“”And dare I ask, oh Lord, peace even in this chamber now and evermore,” Cleaver said while serving as guest House chaplain. “We ask it in the name of the monotheistic god, Brahma, and god known by many names by many different faiths. Amen and awoman.”

“Cleaver’s ending to the blessing received sharp criticism from some online, primarily among conservatives.

“Some members of Congress also weighed in on Cleaver’s attempt at inclusivity.”

Read more at The Hill

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