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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-LeePamela Anderson, Mary Matalin to co-host PETA inaugural ball Dems try to voice objections as Congress certifies Trump's win GOP lawmaker removes painting depicting police as pigs 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 BoehnerBoehner endorses DeVos for Education secretary Trump, House GOP could clash over 'Buy America' Lobbying World MORE (R-Ohio), Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioRubio wades into Trump-Lewis feud 19 companies that Trump has tweeted about Ex-Dem gov: I would have picked Giuliani over Tillerson 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.