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Uncle Joe

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Tue Feb 27, 2024, 05:16 PM Feb 27

Trump Pitches Grim Platform to Christian Voters in Nashville [View all]

Indicted former president rails against ‘the communists and the freaks’ at Christian media convention


Trump, who is currently facing numerous criminal charges, took the stage more than an hour-and-a-half after his scheduled speaking time, later blaming the delay on severe weather. His entrance was preceded by a theatrical recording of the former president reciting the Pledge of Allegiance over a recording of the national anthem, performed by what was purported to be the “J6 hostages” — a reference to the hundreds of people charged with crimes related to the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection.

Photo: Hamilton Matthew Masters

"The moment I win the election, I will appoint a special task force to rapidly review the cases of every political prisoner who has been unjustly victimized," Trump said, alleging that the Biden administration is "targeting religious believers," a statement that received huge applause from the crowd. Trump’s speech contained many of his familiar and frequently factually inaccurate talking points and rhetoric.


Trump continued to throw his political support behind Israel and American evangelicals, railing against secular Americans and the “deep state,” threatening to usher in a new era of a symbiotic church-and-state, with the creation of a “new federal task force on fighting anti-Christian bias."

"Its mission will be to investigate all forms of illegal discrimination, harassment and persecution against Christians in America," Trump continued, adding that he will also pursue more traditional efforts such as the appointment of "rock-solid conservative judges in the mold of justices Antonin Scalia and the great Clarence Thomas."


Fellow Tennesseans, the keyword in all of *rump's slogans is MAKE he wants to MAKE you in his image, and it isn't the image of Jesus Christ.

He wants to keep you divided and looking down on other people so that you won't notice that he is picking your pocket along with taking your freedom of everything away.

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