PRAY: Today We Have A White House Under Siege!

The post-Watergate theory of the DOJ's role articulates that federal law enforcement is independent from the president. The Comey testimony revealed serious efforts to reject the public policy of independence and return to the unitary executive. James Comey testimony revealed his own view that President Trump's orders and quid pro quo offer with respect to Flynn were unlawful. He also revealed a DOJ under former Attorney General Loretta Lynch in lockstep with the Obama White House and determined to exonerate Hillary Clinton in the espionage investigation concerning her emails, no matter the evidence. 

Where does this leave us today?

The new DOJ criminal investigation that the president is no doubt the subject of will attempt to discover whether he corruptly attempted to interfere with the work of an independent FBI and whether he attempted to bribe its then-director. The White House is also the subject of five congressional investigations involving the Russians and the 2016 election, the firing of Director Comey, and the recusal of Attorney General Jeff Sessions from much of this. And the investigation of Clinton is back from the grave for a third time to determine whether she was exonerated because of a lack of evidence, a lack of will or an Obama political imperative.

These are perilous times for men and women of goodwill and intellectual honesty who are charged with enforcing our laws and running the government. The government should not be terrifying. But it must be fair and transparent. And it must always enjoy the consent of the governed. For without that consent, it is illegitimate.

PRAY for President Trump and his administration: Attorney General Jeff Sessions just testified after a witch hunt of false accusations fired against him.

Isaiah 54:17, No weapon formed against you shall prosper, and every tongue which rises against you in judgment
You shall condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and their righteousness is from Me, 
says the Lord.

Hostile Hate Has To Stop

After Wednesday morning's shooting on Republican congressional members, Congressman Steve Scalise is still in critical condition after a gunmen opened fire at a park where members were practicing for an upcoming charity baseball game. Several people were shot, Congressmen Scalise, aides, and police are among the injured. Capitol police killed the leftwing gunmen, which saved many lives on that tragic morning.

Second Amendment Foundation founder and Executive Vice President Alan Gottlieb said. "Hate speech and actions incite this kind of violence. It is time for Democrats like Reps. Maxine Waters and Nancy Pelosi, Sen. Chuck Schumer, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and many of the talking heads at CNN and MSNBC to shut up." 

Rep. Rodney Davis, R-N.Y., told CNN shortly after the shooting that overheated rhetoric has dangerous consequences. "I believe that there's such a hatefulness in what we see in American politics and policy discussions right now — and social media and the 24-hour news cycle," Davis said. "This has got to stop."

We are grateful for God's protection, this could have been far worse considering a reported 50 shots were fired. So far, there are no fatalities being reported, however please pray for the wounded and their families. Our leaders need your unceasing prayer for protection.

Operation Prayer Shield for USA

In this historic time of big changes in Washington, the Trump administration is working every day to help "drain the swamp" and fulfill campaign promises. Pray that the president's cabinet will be able to correct federal overreach in government areas such as: trade, education, manufacturing, energy, agriculture, corporations, banking, national health care, etc.

Pray the government will get to the truth about the dangerous – and illegal -- intelligence leaks that clearly appear to be designed to discredit and derail the Trump presidency. The illegal "Russia" intelligence and spying leaks by key political Obama administration officials is currently being investigated.

Pray SCOTUS will confirm President Trump's travel ban is constitutional: 
The US has a constitutional right to protect its citizens by curtailing immigration policies from known terrorist nations. His executive action temporarily bans travel to the U.S. by people in seven Muslim countries in the Middle East for 90 days; for the stated reason of national security. The Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798 grants the president the authority to suspend visas from immigrants of certain countries when the U.S. is at war with those countries. ISIS is imbedded in the seven countries that the travel ban affects. The sticking point is a US First Amendment principle, which says that Congress and the president cannot favor one religion over another.

Pray for sanctuary cities: 
Liberals are challenging illegal "sanctuary" policies which violate and undermine the rule of law –- and place the public safety at risk! Starting with Texas' Governor Greg Abbott at least 33 states have introduced immigration enforcement bills since Donald Trump assumed the presidency in January. With the Trump administration's pursuit of much stricter immigration law enforcement than occurred under former president Obama, many states are eager to join the battle by passing laws requiring their cities and towns to cooperate with federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials. Some stronghold areas are San Francisco, Chicago, Philadelphia and New York City.

Pray for Israel and the Middle East: 
The mainstream media, the Left, the United Nations, and many governments of the world are determined to delegitimize Israel's right to exist; including their right to declare Jerusalem as their capital. The Israeli-Palestinian peace process suffers from the fact that almost all "peace initiatives" for that region are doomed to failure because they are based on the false premise that demands Israel return to its pre-1967 borders.
The Islamic Republic of Iran continues to expand its missile program with a third underground ballistic missile production factory, noting that this factory is part of the clerical regime's plan to continue developing ballistic missiles regardless of UN Security Council resolutions demanding that these programs be curtailed. Newly re-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani defiantly stated, "Iran does not need the permission of the United States to conduct missile tests."

Pray for China to help curtail North Korea's threats:
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in no uncertain terms that North Korea presents a "clear and present danger," while also criticizing China for ratcheting up the tension over contested Islands in the South China Sea. He believes Beijing will pressure North Korea to halt its nuclear and missile programs even as Washington pushes China to change course in the South China Sea.

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WH STANDING WITH PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS

In his speech May 12th at the World Summit for Persecuted Christians sponsored by Franklin Graham, VP Pence assured those facing persecution and discrimination the U.S. won't forget them. He said, "America will stand by followers of Christ."

Franklin Graham says that even believers here in the U.S. are also starting to face discrimination, such as attacks by homosexuals or their allies on Christian businesses that won't service or supply gay weddings. "We've seen businesses put out of business, attacked, targeted," Graham said. "And then the gay activists come in and liberal judges in those states support these decisions. And we see businesses now afraid and Christians who are afraid that they'll be attacked."Members of Congress stand together as front line defenders of faith in our nation's capital.

The Congressional Prayer Caucus Co-Chair, Senator James Lankford, Senator Rubio and Senator Coons introduced a timely bipartisan Resolution to ensure America's commitment to promote religious freedom and condemn persecution based on faith. Read excerpts from the Resolution
This important Resolution comes just two weeks after the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) issued its Annual Report describing the alarming rise in religious persecution worldwide.  Read the full blog

Elected Officials Need to Hear from YOU on Securing our Borders and Tax Reform!

The U.S. Congress is the people's VOICE. Your elected representatives and senators in Washington, D.C. need to hear from you, or they will vote according to their own political view. Contact them now on these issues. Read the blog