Trump uses bully pulpit to bully Christian leaders
“Donald Trump escalated his fight with Washington’s evangelical leaders on Monday by attacking the president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s policy arm.”
“Scorched earth name-calling, insulting and demagoguing does not seem to me to be the way to build a winning general election coalition.”
- Mark DeMoss, who represented Billy Graham, Rick Warren and other evangelical leaders
“An attack on Russell Moore is an attack on the entire evangelical community.”
- Pastor Samuel Rodriguez Jr., Advisor to Trump and President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference
“Donald Trump's Feud With Evangelical Leader Reveals Fault Lines”, TIME, May 9, 2016
“Donald Trump is lashing out against an African-American pastor who interrupted him Wednesday to chide him for campaigning in her Flint, Mich., church.
"Something was up," Trump told Fox and Friends on Thursday morning, calling the Rev. Faith Green Timmons a "nervous mess."
“Trump Criticizes Flint Pastor — But Misstates Key Facts About Their Encounter”, National Public Radio, September 15, 2016
“President Donald Trump blasted a prominent Christian magazine on Friday, a day after it published an editorial arguing that he should be removed from office because of his “blackened moral record.”
Trump tweeted that Christianity Today, an evangelical magazine founded by the late Rev. Billy Graham, “would rather have a Radical Left nonbeliever, who wants to take your religion & your guns, than Donald Trump as your President.”
“Trump blasts Christian magazine that called for his removal”, Associated Press, December 20, 2019
Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "A far left magazine, or very “progressive,” as some would call it, which has been doing poorly and hasn't been involved with the Billy Graham family for many years, Christianity Today, knows nothing about reading a perfect transcript of a routine phone call and would rather....."