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"He does not judge people by the color of their skin," said the Rev. Robert Jeffress...

Leaders of religious right balk at labeling Trump a racist

Religious right embraces President Trump

by: David Crary NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2019 (AP) — Many religious leaders have strongly condemned President Donald Trump’s disparaging remarks about minority members of Congress. Prominent figures on the religious right have not joined in, instead maintaining public silence or insisting that Trump’s tactics reflect hard-nosed politics rather than racism. “He does not judge people by the color of their skin,” said the Rev. Robert Jeffress, pastor of the Southern Baptist megachurch First Baptist Dallas and a frequent guest at the White House. “He judges people on whether theyRead More