Trump proclaims ‘National Day of Prayer’ for Harvey victims

By Sara Shayanian   |

President Donald Trump signs a National Day of Prayer proclamation for victims of Harvey Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI | License Photo

Sept. 1 (UPI) — President Trump signed a proclamation to make Sunday a “National Day of Prayer” in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

Trump was joined by religious leaders and members of faith-based organizations in the Oval Office on Friday to announce the proclamation.

The President went on to commend the rescue workers and the families who are dealing with the consequences of the storm from Texas to Louisiana. Trump said everyone involved has the same goal: to help people facing devastating losses.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.