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    Sarah Sanders Sends Waves on Twitter after Saying God Wanted Trump as President

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    Some of Trump's Democratic opponents, including Nancy Pelosi, have questioned his actions and policies, saying that they are immoral and unchristian. Now, the White House spokeswoman has delivered a response to those who have questioned Trump's Christian values.

    White House Spokeswoman Sarah Sanders has rocked the internet with her recent statement in an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), saying that in her opinion, God "wanted Donald Trump to become president". She believes that God "calls all of us to fill different roles" and suggested that Trump was no exception in the Lord's plans. She also added that the US president has "done a tremendous job" in supporting issues important to believers.

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    Sanders' statements found little support on social media, with many users either expressing willingness to turn to atheism if God had indeed chosen Trump to be president, or simply reaffirmed their general lack of religiosity.

    Others suggested that if the spokeswoman is right, then God has a twisted sense of humour.

    At the same time, several Twitterians found a hidden logic behind God's alleged actions…

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    Some netizens suggested that God could have allowed Trump to assume the Oval Office to teach US citizens a lesson.

    On the other hand, many Trump supporters agreed with Sanders, praising Trump's work.

    Some added that they had prayed to the Lord for Trump to become the president.

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