Trump also referenced his administration's broadening of religious exemptions under the Department of Health and Human Services' contraception mandate, which has been the subject of many lawsuits due to claims of religious liberty violations.
"In America, we don't worship government, we worship God", Mr. Trump told the Value Voters Summit in Washington. "They don't use the word Christmas because it's not politically correct", he said to strong applause and cheers from the audience at the Christian public policy conference, sponsored by the Family Research Council. Americans are as free today as they were previous year or decades ago to say "Merry Christmas", or "Happy Holidays", or nothing at all.
And in late 2015, Trump suggested that people should boycott Starbucks because the chain was not printing "Merry Christmas" on its holiday cups. He pledged to make sure department store employees say "Merry Christmas". "And as a Christmas gift to all of our hardworking families, we hope Congress will pass massive tax cuts for the American people".
The president made an appearance at the convention a year ago, but he was then only a presidential nominee.
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President Donald Trump said Friday that the United States would maintain sanctions on Cuba and Venezuela until they restore political and religious freedom.
The President needled Congress on Friday.
The annual political conference hosted by the Family Research Council brings together evangelical voters who were key to Mr. Trump's election win past year.
Most recently, Trump rolled back an Obamacare rule that required employers to provide birth control coverage as part of their health insurances packages.