In the interview, Pelosi signaled that the Democratic House could work with Trump on a number of policy matters, including lowering prescription drug prices, protecting people with pre-existing medical conditions and rebuilding the country's crumbling infrastructure - issues Trump raised in his State of the Union address on Tuesday. She said that while she respects the office Trump holds - and prays for him daily - she believes that Trump's speech was "theatrics" and "not government".
The president has relied on religious conservatives, particularly evangelical Christians, for much of his base.
"All children born and unborn are made in the holy image of God", Mr. Trump told the prayer breakfast. "To ensure that people of faith can always contribute to our society, my administration has taken historic action to protect religious liberty". He has said he will work on legislation banning late-term abortion, responding to efforts in states like NY and Virginia to expand abortion rights.
The president also touted his administration's work on criminal reform, human trafficking and his role in securing the release of Pastor Andrew Brunson from a Turkish prison.
Malawi Congress Party (MCP) leader and presidential candidate in the May 21 2019 election, Lazarus Chakwera, is this Thursday attending the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC, United States of America after an invitation. Many states have considered or passed legislation protecting such organizations, but they still face legislative and legal challenges.
"You have to do it right", Pelosi said, referring to the Ways and Means Committee's plan to go after Trump's tax returns.
The president spoke to global leaders at the Washington Hilton International Ballroom Thursday morning, where he said faith has the power to heal communities and lift up the forgotten.
"This passage is often read at weddings, but when the Apostle Paul first wrote it he wasn't thinking about a wedding".
"We should not grow tired in doing the good we know to do, because in the end an all-good and almighty God has the final say", he said. "Let us pray for the courage to pursue justice and the wisdom to forge peace".