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President Donald Trump met Tuesday with 25 evangelical leaders who prayed with the commander-in-chief in the midst of a persistent push for impeachment by House Democrats.
Just this morning, the House passed a resolution to formalize its impeachment inquiry. The 232-196 vote included all but two Democrats in favor, and all Republicans against.
After the meeting with the president, several pastors said he was faring well amid the inquiry.
“It was abundantly clear, he’s totally unfazed by this,” the Rev. Johnnie Moore, president of the Congress of Christian Leaders, told Fox News .
“Everybody felt this way. This isn’t actually about Donald Trump. … It’s about the agenda that he’s put forward, the success he’s had in advancing the agenda.”
Moore and others said the evangelical leaders fully support the president.
“Evangelical leaders see this, not as impeaching Donald Trump, but they’re trying to impeach me and my values,” Moore said, adding, “Donald Trump is pretty good at fighting alone—but he isn’t going to have to on this one.”Pastor Jack Graham, senior pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church, echoed Moore’s comments.”We take it very personally because they’re going after our values,” Graham said, calling the ongoing House impeachment inquiry a “sham of an investigation.”Despite its significance for the nation, impeachment was not the main focus of the meeting, said Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of First Baptist Dallas and a strong advocate for Trump during his presidency.”The primary purpose of the informal meeting with faith leaders Tuesday was for the president to brief faith leaders on the […]