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‘He gets it’: Evangelicals aren’t turned off by Trump’s first termposted on August 15, 2019
The Washington Post’s Julie Zauzmer reports on President Donald Trump’s high levels of support among white evangelicals. Zauzmer interviewed 50 evangelical Christians in the battleground states of Florida, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, and she writes, “In conversation, evangelical voters paint the portrait of the Trump they see: a president who acts like a bully but is fighting for them. A president who sees America like they do, a menacing place where white Christians feel mocked and threatened for their beliefs.” Many also applaud his economic policies, his treatment of immigrants at the border, and his efforts to chip away at LGBT rights.