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“I Know I Will Be Criticized”: The Latino Evangelical Who Advises Trump on Immigration

posted on March 27, 2018

The New York Times’s Laura Goodstein profiles the Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, a Latino pastor who serves as an informal advisor to President Trump. Rodriguez has been criticized for legitimizing the Trump administration, which has advanced an anti-immigration agenda and thrown the DACA program into limbo. Goodstein writes, “He thinks of himself as a modern-day Joseph in Pharaoh’s court, placed there to save his people and advance the common good.”

Read at The New York Times