Many Americans have long-suspected that the Christian Right is full of hypocrites and opportunists. Few incidents have ever provided more proof than the Donald Trump-Stormy Daniels controversy. In today’s clip, CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin confronts Republican pastor Darrell Scott with very interesting video footage of Trump shot in 2015 at a “Family Leadership Summit” where The […]
Few would have predicted Donald Trump’s stellar relationship with far-right Christians. But now that he’s won them over, benefited from their political support, and amassed a White House featuring many evangelical conservatives, LGBT protections, abortion rights, and public school funding are on the line.
The so-called “Alt-Right” may have grabbed most of the attention since Donald Trump’s victory, but it’s the Christian right that got him over the line. And experts say they are much more likely to influence how he governs.
The dramatic influence the Christian right exerts over the Republican Party has been well documented — but Democrats rely on religious voters as well. In his new book, The Age of Evangelicalism: America’s Born-Again Years, Steven P. Miller explores the bipartisan political impact of the evangelical movement over the past four decades. Miller, a professor at Webster University and […]