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Osteen is a well-known televangelist and senior pastor at Lakewood Church, a megachurch in Houston. 

He served as guest chaplain in the House on Tuesday at the request of Rep. Sheila Jackson LeeSheila Jackson LeeThis week: House GOP regroups after farm bill failure Dem lawmaker spars with own party over prison reform A select committee needed to investigate Trump’s possible Emoluments Clause violations MORE (D-Texas). He prayed for wisdom, courage and compassion.

Osteen was in Washington through Thursday, and had meetings planned with House Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerJim Jordan as Speaker is change America needs to move forward Paul Ryan’s political purgatory Republicans fear retribution for joining immigration revolt MORE (R-Ohio), Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioHouse immigration fight could boost vulnerable Republicans Venezuelan oil must not fall under Russia's tutelage Giuliani rails against Mueller probe MORE (R-Fla.) and others, according to ABC News. He told ABC News he urged Congress toward more compromise. 

“I think God blesses unity. Sometimes we have to realize if we can’t get 100 percent of what we want ... we can get 80 percent,” he said.