Trump leaves White House after speech, walks to church burned by rioters, holds up Bible

by Jordyn Pair · Jun 1st, 2020 7:52 pm

Last Updated Jun 1st, 2020 at 9:15 pm

Immediately after ending his speech Monday evening on the protests sweeping the country, President Trump left the White House and walked across the street to visit a historic church burned by rioters.

Trump was visiting St. John's Church, which was set on fire by rioters Sunday night. The church, consecrated in 1816, is considered a National Historic Landmark. It has been visited by every president since James Madison.

In front of the church the president held up a Bible and delivered remarks:

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