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Parody: If President Trump Were A Mormon Missionary

Parody: If President Trump Were A Mormon Missionary

Prepare to Serve, a company dedicated to helping Latter-day Saints prepare for missions, has released a parody video contemplating what President Donald Trump might say if he served an LDS mission. The video takes a real-life interview with President Trump and splices it with questions about a missionary life. Prepare to Serve said, “After video interviewing nearly 1,000 returned Mormon …

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Trump’s Executive Order Won’t Change LDS Church’s Stance on Political Neutrality

Trump's Executive Order Won't Change LDS Church's Stance on Political Neutrality

Featured Image | Evan Vucci, Associated Press On Thursday, May 4, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that eased political restrictions on churches. It coincided with the National Day of Prayer. According to Deseret News, The order does not change any existing laws but allows faith leaders “to more freely endorse political candidates from the pulpit” as well as …

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Watch Mormon Tabernacle Choir Sing at US Presidential Inauguration

Watch Mormon Tabernacle Choir Sing at US Presidential Inauguration

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The Mormon Tabernacle Choir performed during the 58th Presidential Inauguration in the nation’s capital Friday. The choir was accompanied by “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band as they sang during the swearing-in ceremony of President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Michael R. Pence.     “We are incredibly happy to have the Mormon …

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The Piano Guys Release Statement About Performing at Trump’s Inauguration

The Piano Guys Release Statement About Performing at Trump's Inaugration

The Piano Guys, a popular LDS music group with over one billion video views to date, have shared why they accepted the invitation to perform at President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration later this month. The statement comes at a time when Church members are already hotly contesting the announcement that another LDS performing group, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, will be performing as …

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Two Mormon Apostles to Attend 2017 US Presidential Inauguration

Two Mormon Apostles to Attend 2017 US Presidential Inauguration

U.S. Capitol photo courtesy of Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Generic The First Presidency has assigned Elder D. Todd Christofferson and Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles to represent The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the U.S. presidential inauguration January 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Their presence continues a tradition, going back more …

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Member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Resigns, Refuses to Sing for Trump

Member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Resigns, Refuses to Sing for Trump

Late last week, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir announced they had accepted an invitation to sing at the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump on January 20, 2017. The announcement was immediately met with controversy.  An online petition was started by members stating the choir, which acts as an ambassador for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, should decline the …

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir to Sing at US Presidential Inauguration

Mormon Tabernacle Choir to Sing at US Presidential Inauguration

News Release from Mormon Newsroom At the request of the U. S. Presidential Inauguration Committee, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir has accepted an invitation to sing at the swearing-in ceremony during the presidential inauguration at the U.S. Capitol next month in Washington, D.C. The inauguration ceremony for President-elect Donald J. Trump and Vice President-elect Michael R. Pence is scheduled for January …

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Donald Trump Passes on Mitt Romney for Secretary of State

The New York Times Writes: The Case for Mitt Romney

Featured Image Drew Angerer/Getty Images North America On Monday night, President-elect Donald Trump confirmed he will not be choosing former LDS presidential nominee Mitt Romney for secretary of state. According to two sources, Trump called Romney to give him the news after a long vetting process. Romney took to social media to share his thoughts: “It was an honor to have …

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The New York Times Writes: The Case for Mitt Romney

The New York Times Writes: The Case for Mitt Romney

Featured Image Drew Angerer/Getty Images North America Frank Bruni, an op-ed columnist for The New York Times, released a piece Tuesday titled “The Case for Mitt Romney.” In it, Bruni shares his opinion about why President-elect Donald Trump should choose former presidential nominee and LDS member Mitt Romney as his Secretary of State. “With Trump’s cabinet and staff picks so far, …

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Mitt Romney Confirms His “Far Reaching Conversation” with Donald Trump

Mitt Romney Finally Speaks About 2016 Presidential Race, Angers Donald Trump & Starts Twitter War

Photo: RD/Kabik/Retna Ltd./Corbis for NYMag.com Early last week, reports began circulating that former presidential nominee and LDS politician Mitt Romney would be meeting with President-elect Donald Trump. Romney has confirmed the meeting took place over the weekend. “We had a far-reaching conversation with regard to the various theaters in the world where there are interests of the United States of …

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