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Jimmy Carter: I pray for Trump

Former President Carter said during a new interview that he prays for President Trump.

“I pray that he’ll be a good president, and that he’ll keep our country at peace, and that he’ll refrain from using nuclear weapons, and that he will promote human rights,” Carter told CBS “The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert.

 
{mosads}”So, yeah, I pray for him.”
 
Carter has in the past been critical of Trump and some of his policy decisions.
 
Last month, he said he would prefer Trump not be impeached, even if special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation exposes wrongdoing on the part of the president.
 
“My own preference would be that he not be impeached, but that he be able to serve out his term, because I think he wants to do a good job,” he said last month.
 
“And I’m willing to help him, if I can help him, and give him the benefit of the doubt.”
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