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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 Donald ducks and dodges to avoid admitting he isn’t really a Christian at all.

Scott insists Trump isn’t the same person who manipulated Daniels 12 years ago. But he tough CNN host asks Scott to comment on the another recent video, in which 45 tells a crowd of faith-based supporters he has never asked God to forgive him…for anything.

The pastor’s reply is one of the all-time classics. Click and prepare to be astonished.

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