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Will evangelicals take Trump on faith?

Will evangelicals take Trump on faith?

Is Donald Trump a Christian? Evangelicals across the Bible Belt, whose votes he's been winning by increasing margins, seem to think so. Pope Francis finds some of Trump's views on migrants less than Jesus-like. But Jerry Falwell Jr., president of the Christian mega-college Liberty University, son of the late televangelist, endorsed Trump in January. No matter that the candidate has said his “great relationship with God” has never involved asking for forgiveness. When Trump spoke to students at Liberty University that same month, he humbly referred to his “The Art of the Deal” as the second best book in the world after the Bible.

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