Marianne Williamson: Message of love 'absolutely' extends to Trump

Marianne Williamson: Message of love 'absolutely' extends to Trump
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“As Martin Luther King said, ‘God said I have to love my enemies, he didn’t say I have to like them,’ ” Williamson told CNN’s “New Day.”

“Sometimes love says ‘no.’ Love is not sentimental and weak and anemic,” Williamson added. “Love is powerful. Love is strength. Sometimes it's because we love a child that we say ‘no.’ Our president is not a king. Part of the core of American freedom is that we get to protest.”

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Williamson added that her remarks were not intended to single out Trump alone. “We need to say ‘no’ to every elected official who does more to serve the [National Rifle Association] and the short-term profits of gun manufacturers than to serve us,” she told the program.