Religious Leaders Condemn Trump’s Photo-Op Stunt

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Religious Leaders Condemn Trump’s Photo-Op Stunt

 

Trump’s Bible Photo Op Caused An Immediate Drop In His Poll Numbers

According to two separate polls conducted by a polling firm in the swing state of Michigan, Donald Trump’s ridiculous photo op holding a Bible caused an immediate drop in support for the President in Michigan. This is an important state for Trump in 2020, and is basically one of the “must-win” areas for the President

 

Religious leaders condemn Trump photo-op amid unrest

Religious leaders have accused President Trump of using a house of worship for a photo-op, instead of addressing the larger social justice issues that have set off protests across the country.

 

Bishop Overseeing Church in Shock over Trump Photo-op

Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde, who oversees St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington DC, responds to President Trump’s photo-op at the church shortly after his remarks about the protests over the death of George Floyd.

 

Priest: Word of God is on the side of the protesters

Father Edward Beck discusses the role of religion and faith in the ongoing protests over the death of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer and says he’s not sure what President Trump was trying to accomplish by holding a photo-op in front of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington.

 

Episcopal bishop cites Christian gospel in criticism of Trump

The Most Rev. Michael Curry, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, talks with Rachel Maddow about Donald Trump’s use of St. John’s Episcopal Church and a Bible as props for a publicity stunt, and where Americans can find hope in these troubled times. Aired on 6/2/2020.

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