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brooklynite

(95,646 posts)
Thu Oct 31, 2019, 06:11 PM Oct 2019

Paula White, Trump's Personal Pastor, Joins the White House

Source: New York Times

Paula White, a televangelist based in Florida and personal pastor to President Trump whom he has known since 2002, has joined the Trump administration in an official capacity, according to a White House official.

Ms. White will work in the Office of Public Liaison, the official said, which is the division of the White House overseeing outreach to groups and coalitions organizing key parts of the president’s base. Her role will be to advise the administration’s Faith and Opportunity Initiative, which Mr. Trump established last year by executive order and which aims to give religious groups more of a voice in government programs devoted to issues like defending religious liberty and fighting poverty.

As Mr. Trump campaigns for a second term, he cannot afford to lose support from the religious conservatives who voted for him in 2016 in significant numbers. Without their backing, his path to re-election would be significantly narrower.

He has taken repeated steps to ensure they turn out for him again — by issuing executive orders, making cabinet appointments and nominating federal judges that pass muster with the religious right. On a range of issues from abortion rights to tax exemptions for churches, Mr. Trump has tried to grant Christian conservatives their policy wish lists whenever legally and politically feasible.

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/31/us/politics/paula-white-trump.html



A prosperity gospel huckster who cons people out of their money? Seems like a good fit.
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Paula White, Trump's Personal Pastor, Joins the White House (Original Post) brooklynite Oct 2019 OP
Trump doesn't need a pastor bucolic_frolic Oct 2019 #1
And here is todays winner of the internet, folks. oldsoftie Oct 2019 #3
So TRUE! bluestarone Oct 2019 #4
+1. nt doc03 Oct 2019 #5
+1...lol so true Docreed2003 Oct 2019 #10
Only problem with that is, soldierant Oct 2019 #24
... nothing left but a floating balloon? We've see that. nt JustABozoOnThisBus Nov 2019 #38
Even one DENVERPOPS Oct 2019 #25
You got it! n/t Judi Lynn Oct 2019 #26
Trump has said he's never had any reason to ask for forgiveness from God oldsoftie Oct 2019 #2
From Two (2nd) Corinthians left-of-center2012 Oct 2019 #6
Did both Corinthians say that? Or just the second one? JustABozoOnThisBus Nov 2019 #39
Because that's exactly what this WH needs, more religous dewsgirl Oct 2019 #7
well hell, bring on dweller Oct 2019 #8
Most christian denominations forbid women from preaching blugbox Oct 2019 #9
That woman is fruity as a stale nutcake packman Oct 2019 #11
Another WH appointee with nothing to do JohnnyRingo Oct 2019 #12
Married and divorced multiple times, investigated by the IRS, questioned about her faith... SWBTATTReg Oct 2019 #13
"Religious liberty" should include liberty from religion. JudyM Oct 2019 #14
So she is jumping on to a sinking ship? Good move. Midnight Writer Oct 2019 #15
Trump is sociopath, utterly amoral and is co-opting conservative christianity Thomas Hurt Oct 2019 #16
They love it. Their apocalyptic fantasies are driving them lonely bird Oct 2019 #18
We need to get these televangelist grifters out of the White House. Initech Oct 2019 #17
My Tax Dollars!!!! McKim Oct 2019 #19
Doesn't he have a job for Pat Robertson?? nt Grasswire2 Oct 2019 #20
Robertson doesn't have the right qualifications jberryhill Oct 2019 #27
this post needs to come w/ a warning... MissMillie Oct 2019 #28
...she reminds him of Ivanka. nt Grasswire2 Nov 2019 #31
Great. More Christo-fascists. "Huckster" is right. I'll send my tythings to Planned Parenthood. Evolve Dammit Oct 2019 #21
She can start with this: Marcuse Oct 2019 #22
So now us taxpayers are supporting her sham ass in trump's new con office he created lunasun Oct 2019 #23
Paula White, Trump's Jesus Advisor, Will Resurrect Your Dead Relatives For Low, Low Price of $1,144! keithbvadu2 Oct 2019 #29
Heretic Linda Ed Nov 2019 #30
tRump's pastor is the devil himself. KY_EnviroGuy Nov 2019 #32
Yeah, a rack she has, younger than Melanoma too! machoneman Nov 2019 #33
Nope. Melania is 49. Paula is 53 n/t TexasBushwhacker Nov 2019 #37
Wasn't this Omarosa's old position? skypilot Nov 2019 #34
"Personal" pastor BlueStater Nov 2019 #35
Normally, that would be a plus. Except when non-religion is coated with Jeebus-hypocrisy. JustABozoOnThisBus Nov 2019 #40
Now we know that God is in the White House dalton99a Nov 2019 #36
What a load of bullshit.. the Anti Christ Cha Nov 2019 #41
Two scamsters milking the gullibles. It's a match made in . . . oh, wait. Vinca Nov 2019 #42

soldierant

(7,186 posts)
24. Only problem with that is,
Thu Oct 31, 2019, 09:39 PM
Oct 2019

if the exorcist managed to cast out ALL the demons, there wouldn't be anything left.

Oh, wait ...

DENVERPOPS

(9,133 posts)
25. Even one
Thu Oct 31, 2019, 10:18 PM
Oct 2019

Even one that looks like this???????? She is right down his alley.....or sewer

google her name and add images. She has a bigger rack and is younger than melanoma.......

oldsoftie

(12,906 posts)
2. Trump has said he's never had any reason to ask for forgiveness from God
Thu Oct 31, 2019, 06:15 PM
Oct 2019

That alone should turn off EVERY Christian. Because we've ALL done something that we would like to be forgiven for. Even those who dont believe would still take back SOMETHING they've said or done in life.
He's a bigger narcissist than any other one i've ever known

left-of-center2012

(34,195 posts)
6. From Two (2nd) Corinthians
Thu Oct 31, 2019, 06:19 PM
Oct 2019

2 Corinthians, verse 11:13

"For such persons are false apostles, deceitful workers, masquerading as apostles of Christ."

JustABozoOnThisBus

(23,481 posts)
39. Did both Corinthians say that? Or just the second one?
Sat Nov 2, 2019, 10:27 AM
Nov 2019

Probably said it while pointing at the first Corinthian.

Throwing Corinthians under the chariot.

blugbox

(951 posts)
9. Most christian denominations forbid women from preaching
Thu Oct 31, 2019, 06:30 PM
Oct 2019

or holding the rank of "pastor"

I wonder how his base feels about that?

 

packman

(16,296 posts)
11. That woman is fruity as a stale nutcake
Thu Oct 31, 2019, 06:39 PM
Oct 2019

She defines the words, stupid/ignorant/looney/vapid. Trump is filling the WH with his cult followers.

SWBTATTReg

(22,582 posts)
13. Married and divorced multiple times, investigated by the IRS, questioned about her faith...
Thu Oct 31, 2019, 07:01 PM
Oct 2019

and I'm sure many other negative things that popped up when I did a search on her. What a mess. Figures that rump is in to her. Seems like she's following rump's footsteps in doing all of the scamming and BS too.

Thomas Hurt

(13,903 posts)
16. Trump is sociopath, utterly amoral and is co-opting conservative christianity
Thu Oct 31, 2019, 07:09 PM
Oct 2019

for his fascist agenda. Trump is an antichrist and the right is following him.

lonely bird

(1,742 posts)
18. They love it. Their apocalyptic fantasies are driving them
Thu Oct 31, 2019, 07:27 PM
Oct 2019

They’re clamoring to go willingly. They want to be part of his cult.

They are showing that their religion or as they claim, faith, means nothing to them beyond political power.

Initech

(100,425 posts)
17. We need to get these televangelist grifters out of the White House.
Thu Oct 31, 2019, 07:23 PM
Oct 2019

That should be a priority with the next administration. Church and state need to be separated, what this administration is doing is very dangerous.

Linda Ed

(494 posts)
30. Heretic
Fri Nov 1, 2019, 12:27 AM
Nov 2019

Good grief,,he hires a woman pastor who is a heretic and a purse lady from Mar a Lago to be an ambassador,,,he hires only the best right?

machoneman

(4,051 posts)
33. Yeah, a rack she has, younger than Melanoma too!
Fri Nov 1, 2019, 08:32 AM
Nov 2019

Lots of pics on the 'Net of him holding her shoulders, face to face. Hugging her. Broadly smiling at her while quite close.

Yeah, he's bangin' her and likely has been for some time.

I call it....slippin' her the mushroom! Good news for her?

It'll be over....fast!

JustABozoOnThisBus

(23,481 posts)
40. Normally, that would be a plus. Except when non-religion is coated with Jeebus-hypocrisy.
Sat Nov 2, 2019, 10:32 AM
Nov 2019

And when the VP is a dangerous jeebus whackadoodle.

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