Donald Trump argued Tuesday that the American public knows very little about Hillary Clinton’s religion, raising questions about how it will impact her leadership should she become president.
Trump Questions Hillary’s Religion
“We don’t know anything about Hillary in terms of religion,” he said, speaking to a group of Christian leaders in New York. “Now, she’s been in the public eye for years and years, and yet there’s no — there’s nothing out there. There’s like nothing out there. It’s going to be an extension of Obama but it’s going to be worse, because with Obama you had your guard up. With Hillary you don’t, and it’s going to be worse.”
Trump was addressing a small group of high-profile evangelicals ahead of speaking before a larger group of religious leaders at a gathering hosted by the Christian group, United in Purpose.
Ken Blackwell, a Family Research Council fellow and Ohio politician, praised Trump’s comments about “protecting religious liberty and speech, because I know this administration — and given that the Hillary administration will be a third term of Barack Obama, she would be a third term in her attack on religious liberty in general.”
“I have no reason to attack her faith, I just question her ability to defend my right, my family’s right, my church’s right to practice our faith in the public square,” Blackwell said.
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