Bachmann: 9/11 and Benghazi were "judgments" from God

"It’s no secret that our nation may very well be experiencing the hand of judgment," she said


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Jillian Rayfield
May 10, 2013 11:39PM (UTC)

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., said Wednesday that the attacks on 9/11 and in Benghazi were "judgments" from God. "It’s no secret that our nation may very well be experiencing the hand of judgment," she said at a D.C. prayer event called "Washington: A Man of Prayer." "It’s no secret that we all are concerned that our nation may be in a time of decline."

"Our nation has seen judgment not once but twice on September 11," she continued. "That’s why we’re going to have ‘9/11 Pray’ on that day. Is there anything better that we could do on that day rather than to humble ourselves and to pray to an almighty God?"

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Jillian Rayfield

Jillian Rayfield is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on politics. Follow her on Twitter at @jillrayfield or email her at jrayfield@salon.com.

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