Evangelical rift grows over Trump remarks

NEW YORK - Donald Trump's vulgar remarks about why the U.S. should admit immigrants from Haiti and Africa have spotlighted the bitter divide among American evangelicals about his presidency.

While some of his evangelical backers expressed support for his leadership, other conservative Christians are calling the president racist and that church leaders had a moral imperative to condemn him.

"Your pro-life argument rings hollow if you don't have an issue with this xenophobic bigotry," tweeted pastor Earon James of Relevant Life Church in Pace, Fla.

Trump won 80 percent of the white evangelical vote in the 2016 election....

15 Published By - Houston Chronicle - News - 2018.01.14. 02:15
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