(ConservativeSense.com) – Whoopi Goldberg said evangelical Christians could be shocked if they “wake up and realize that God may not be on their side.” Speaking on ABC’s “The View,” Goldberg said she grew up around evangelical Christians but doesn’t recognize them as they are today. She said everyone has their own route to God, but the devotion of many Christians to Donald Trump reveals flaws in the Christian evangelical movement.
“The thing about evangelicals that we all have to remember is that they’re human beings. They’re people and they’re flawed, like all of us,” she said.
The team of presenters from the popular show discussed the Faith & Freedom Coalition when Goldberg made her remarks. The coalition recently held a conference in Washington that the former President addressed. Speakers also included some of Trump’s rivals, including Ron DeSantis and former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
Christie was the only Republican candidate to launch a ferocious attack on Trump, much to the audience’s disgust. He said he was running for the Republican nomination to end the political career of Donald Trump and told the audience, “You can boo all you want.”
In stark contrast, Trump took to the stage to rapturous applause and chants of “USA.” He said he was proud to be the most pro-life President in history as he took credit for appointing the Supreme Court Justices that ultimately led to the fall of Roe v. Wade – allowing states to ban abortion.
Donald Trump’s support among evangelical Christians remains strong despite his many scandals and legal battles. The former President won the support of 80% of evangelicals in the 2016 election; this dropped to 76% in 2020 but is still significant enough for him to gain an important edge in the early and crucial states of Iowa and South Carolina.
Pastor Robert Jeffress, an influential Texan preacher, was initially hesitant to throw his weight behind Donald Trump, but recently gave his full support saying Ron DeSantis is “lackluster.”
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