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Evangelical Leaders Still Support Trump — But Will Lewd Remarks Repel Voters?

Citing Clinton’s peccadilloes, Iowa evangelical leader Steve Scheffler said, “So yes, I will vote for Donald Trump. I’m not excusing his behavior at all. It’s disgusting.”

October 9, 2016
Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, made many socially conservative amendments to the Republican platform.

Why Donald Trump Will Campaign On The Most Conservative Republican Platform In Decades

Evangelical Republicans are celebrating a victory after their party’s platform fell far to the right of the party’s usual stances—and even further right than Donald Trump’s more moderate views on social issues. This odd discord between the candidate and the platform owes itself to an atypically distant approach from the Trump campaign.

July 15, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidates and U.S. Senators Cruz and Rubio shake hands and talk at the end of the debate held by Fox News for the top 2016 U.S. Republican presidential candidates in Des Moines

Should Evangelical Voters Trust Trump? Cruz? Rubio? Not So Much

So how would Iowa’s evangelical Christian voter be served by those three leading candidates — Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, and Ted Cruz? If history has any predictive power, not too well.

January 31, 2016