Mon, Dec. 4, 2017: Trump meets with Mormon church leaders, visits Welfare Square

President Donald Trump met with key Mormon Church leaders Dec. 4 at Welfare Square where they discussed religious liberties and the mission of the Church’s global welfare program.

The American president visited with President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency; President Russell M. Nelson, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; Presiding Bishop Gérald Caussé; and Sister Jean B. Bingham, Relief Society general president.

During the closed, late-morning meeting, the Church leaders and President Trump, along with Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), discussed religious liberty and the Church’s welfare programs. The president praised the Church’s humanitarian efforts and also recognized President Nelson’s renown as a heart surgeon.

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