‘Concerned’ Evangelicals Plan To Meet With Trump As Sex Scandals Swirl

Apr 6, 2018

By Sarah McCammon

As allegations continue to swirl about the president and a payout to a porn star to cover up a sexual encounter, evangelical leaders are organizing a sit-down with President Trump in June, four sources with knowledge of the planned meeting tell NPR.

“We’re very concerned” about the allegations, said a leader of a faith-based ministry. The leader is involved in hosting the gathering, which organizers are aiming to take place June 19 at Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. The source said the combination of the Stormy Daniels sex-scandal allegations and Trump’s continued reputation for divisive rhetoric could suppress evangelical turnout in the November midterm elections.

“It is a concern of ours that 2018 could be very detrimental to some of the other issues that we hold dear,” like preserving religious liberty and restricting abortion rights, the source noted. The source, like the others with knowledge of the event, spoke to NPR on the condition of anonymity so as to not jeopardize the meeting.

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2 comments on “‘Concerned’ Evangelicals Plan To Meet With Trump As Sex Scandals Swirl

  • One head job in the Oval Office, and these god-fearing Republicans were baying for Clinton’s blood, and holding up the whole government of the US for unproductive months and years to boot. Another bloke can get away with wholesale debauchery and all they do is pray for him. Cognitive dissonance or corruption?



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  • @OP – “We’re very concerned” about the allegations, said a leader of a faith-based ministry.

    That’s OK! Trump will simply deny everything, lie to them, and call upon then to disparage those “bad people” making such appalling allegations!

    The leader is involved in hosting the gathering, which organizers are aiming to take place June 19 at Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.

    Ah! An independent neutral venue with media access, where proper reporting can take place! 🙂



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