Trumps take heat for not reciting Apostles’ Creed at George H.W. Bush funeral
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are being criticized online for not reciting the Apostles’ Creed during the funeral of former President George H. W. Bush at the Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday.
The Trumps appeared to abstain from joining the rest of the church – including former Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, along with their wives – as they read the Creed from their programs.
And that drew notice.
“Striking that all the former Presidents and First Ladies recited the Apostles Creed, but Trump and Melania stood silently and did not. The creeds are at the heart of historic orthodox Christianity,” wrote journalist and author Jon Ward in tweet.
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