Watch Moment Democrat Representative in US, Emanuel Cleaver ends prayer with “Amen and A woman”

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Watch Moment Democrat Representative in US, Emanuel Cleaver ends prayer with “Amen and A woman”

Democrat Representative in US Emanuel Cleaver has sparked fury by ending a congressional prayer with the words ‘amen and a woman’.

The Missouri pastor was invited to give the prayer to open the 117th Congress on Sunday, and decided to make a gender-inclusive address.

But several people pointed out to Cleaver after the video was shared online that amen is Latin for ‘so be it’ and has no relation to gender.

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Rep. Guy Reschenthaler said on Twitter: ‘It’s not a gendered word.

‘Unfortunately, facts are irrelevant to progressives. Unbelievable.’

Cleaver also mentioned the Hindu god Brahma as he gave his prayer to Congress.

He said: ‘We ask it in the name of the monotheistic God, Brahma, and “god” known by many names by many different faiths.’

‘Amen and a woman.’

 

 

 

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