It looks like he was reading from the teleprompter as usual, but when it came to this part, he paused and considered whether he should continue verbatim or to say it his way. I believe the phrase “endowed by our Creator” was on that teleprompter, and he made a deliberate decision to omit it.
OK, you made me look LOL.
I agree with your assessment. Didja notice the slimy little smirk as he made his decision?