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Politics Trump calls for 'deeper understanding and respect' in Christmas message

17:25  25 december  2019
17:25  25 december  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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In her annual Christmas message , Queen Elizabeth reflects on the year as it comes to an end, and looks ahead to the future. Even with the most deeply held differences, treating the other person with respect and as a fellow human-being is always a good first step towards greater understanding ."

In her annual Christmas message , Queen Elizabeth reflects on the year as it comes to an end, and looks ahead to the future. Even with the most deeply held differences, treating the other person with respect and as a fellow human-being is always a good first step towards greater understanding ."


President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive for Christmas Eve dinner with his family at the Trump resort Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida.© Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive for Christmas Eve dinner with his family at the Trump resort Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida. President Trump called for unity and respect in his presidential Christmas message released Wednesday by the White House.

"While the challenges that face our country are great, the bonds that unite us as Americans are much stronger," Trump said in the statement.

"Together, we must strive to foster a culture of deeper understanding and respect traits that exemplify the teachings of Christ."

The statement comes days after Trump was impeached by the House, largely in a partisan vote. The Senate will now conduct a trial, though Trump is widely expected to be acquitted in the Republican-controlled chamber.

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Thanks to Trump (or so he informs us), “everybody is saying Merry Christmas again” — even a non-Christian like me. The evangelical magazine Christianity Today referred to similar behavior in calling for Trump ’s Maybe he can restore a modicum of respect in the post-impeachment White House.

Queen Elizabeth II delivered her annual Christmas Day message , emphasizing that “peace on earth and goodwill to all” is “needed as much as ever.” Coming at a time when the British people and government are deeply divided on issues such as Brexit, the Queen reiterated the hopeful message

Trump has repeatedly railed against the impeachment inquiry, calling it a "hoax" and suggesting he was treated more unfairly than "those accused in the Salem Witch Trials."

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In his presidential message, Trump also honored service members "who continue to fight for our cherished freedoms."

"As Commander in Chief, I salute them for their service and thank their family members for their shared sacrifice in this noble mission, especially during the holiday season," Trump said.

"We hope your heart is filled with the love and joy of your faith, family, and friends this Christmas. We send our best wishes for a merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year."

"Between the years" What kind of condition is this, please? .
© Getty Images "Between the years", the common term for the time after Christmas and before New Year and exactly that is something that our author encounters again and again every year. Dear friends, please stop doing this. There is the year 2019 and the year 2020 - there is nothing in between. I understand it a bit. Christmas is over and you are slowly saying goodbye to the current year. It is reflected, cleaned up a lot and above all not worked.

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