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The President paid tribute to the Reverend Billy Graham, who passed away Wednesday morning at the age of 99.

FOX's Jon Decker reports from the White House:

President Trump paying his respects to evangelist Billy Graham, writing on Twitter:

Graham became a confidant of President Trump and also spoke at his inauguration.

Vice President Mike Pence called Graham one of the greatest Americans of the 20th century, saying in a statement:

At the White House, Jon Decker, FOX News.