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New ad uses Bible, ‘Amazing Grace,’ Jesus to call Republican Christians to vote against Trump

Jul 14, 2020

By Jack Jenkins

A new political advertisement calls on Republican Christian voters to turn against Donald Trump this November, arguing the president’s rhetoric and actions are out of step with their faith.

The ad, released on Tuesday (July 14), features several self-identified Republicans discussing Trump and his presidency as a piano softly plays the hymn “Amazing Grace” in the background.

The speakers juxtapose Trump’s rhetoric and behavior — such as video of him bragging about sexual assault in 2005 and retweeting a video in June of a supporter shouting “white power” — alongside appeals to Christian teaching and Scripture.

“I was taught the principle that we should love our neighbors as ourselves,” an individual named Cheves, a Republican, says in the ad.

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