Trump says he spoke to God concerning the state of the financial system
Donald Trump says he prayed to God about the state of the U.S. economy during the pandemic.
According to the US President, God gave him a positive answer by telling him that Trump would rebuild "the greatest economy in the history of the world".
Trump, who is fighting for re-election in November, also revealed that God "tested" him during the pandemic.
He made the comments at a rally in Mankato, Minnesota, where he boasted in front of the crowd about his economic performance in office and told them that he would "do it again" after talking to God.
"What we achieved together and what we do together is nothing short of an economic miracle, and now we're doing it again," said Trump.
"We built the biggest economy in the history of the world and now I have to do it again.
"Do you know what that is? That's right. This is God testing me. He said," You know, you did it once. "And I said," I did a great job , God? I'm the only one who can do it. "
"He said," You shouldn't say that. Now you're going to let it do it again. "I said," OK. I agree. You got me."
"But I did it once. And now I'm doing it again. And you see the kind of numbers we put up. They are incredible. The best job numbers ever. Three months, more jobs in the last three months than ever before . "
Labor Department data showed employment numbers better than expected for July, adding 1.76 million jobs to the US economy, bringing the unemployment rate to 10.2%.
At another rally this week in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Trump said his administration had moved the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem and recognized the city as Israel's capital to please evangelicals.
"We have moved the capital of Israel to Jerusalem," he told supporters. "This is for the evangelicals.
"Do you know what's amazing about that? The evangelicals are more excited about it than the Jewish people. And the Golan Heights, don't forget the Golan Heights."