Religious Right Believes Donald Trump Will Deliver on His Promises

The New York Times’ Laurie Goodstein reports, “Religion was almost invisible during the presidential campaign, and yet it is the missing piece in understanding Mr. Trump’s victory. The Christian right worked largely under the national media’s radar this year, but it helped deliver the presidency to a thrice-married mogul who bragged about groping women and has been accused by multiple women of actually doing it.” On the campaign trail, Trump pledged to defund Planned Parenthood and appoint a conservative Supreme Court judge to fill the late Antonin Scalia’s seat. Ralph Reed, chairman of the Faith and Freedom Coalition said, “I am confident he will do as president what he said he would do as a candidate.”

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