Sanders trolls Trump over prayer breakfast remarks
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Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersStudy: Early unemployment cutoff would cost 16M people 0B Machine Gun Kelly reveals how Bernie Sanders aided him in his relationship with Megan Fox Overnight Health Care: CDC approves Pfizer vaccine for adolescents aged 12-15 | House moderates signal concerns with Pelosi drug pricing bill | Panel blasts COVID-19 response MORE (I-Vt.) is mocking comments President Trump made at this week's National Prayer Breakfast. 

Trump raised eyebrows when he took a break in his speech at the typically somber event to jab Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Sanders said on Twitter that he congratulated Trump "on his deep, spiritual awakening" at the annual event. 
Sanders pointed to Trump's dig at Schwarzenegger, who hosts the reality TV show "Celebrity Apprentice," during the usually somber event.
 
"I want to just pray for Arnold, if we can, for those ratings," Trump said during his speech in front of the mixture of politicians and religious leaders. 
 
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer defended Trump's remark, saying it was supposed to be a "lighthearted moment." 
 
“He meant it as a lighthearted moment, and if you look at the totality of his remarks, they were absolutely beautiful,” Spicer told reporters.
 
The comment sparked off a rhetorical back-and-forth between Trump, who formerly hosted the TV show and still has an executive producer credit, and the former California governor.
 
Trump tweeted on Friday that Schwarzenegger did a "really bad job" as governor, with Schwarzenegger tweeting back a link to a story about him releasing his tax returns — which the president has refused to do.
 
Democrats also mocked Trump last year when he incorrectly referenced the Second Corinthians book of the Bible during a speech at Liberty University, instead calling it "Two Corinthians."