In addition to his statement on McCain, Trump also said he had never asked for forgiveness from God for anything. He referred to communion as eating a cracker. In other words, Trump sounded very much not like a believer to the ears of the average evangelical.
They may have liked some of his fiery rhetoric. They may have loved that Donald Trump was throwing punches. But they’ve been skeptical on Trump’s faith issue for a while and yesterday largely closed the books on evangelical support. MORE
DONALD TRUMP SAID THAT HE HAD 5 SOURCES OF PROOF THAT ‘THE MEXICAN GOVERNMENT IS SENDING US THEIR CRIMINALS.’ Mark Halpern asked Trump to name those five sources. Trump resorted to the childish evasion, “You tell me your sources and I’ll tell you mine.” Mr. Trump, you are running to be president of the USA. The American people deserve to know if there’s any truth behind your outrageous statements which are exciting the discontent. Either your speech is truth or is falsehood! 06/15/15