Vice President Pence said Sunday that President Trump is a “believer” who is also “grateful [for] the support of believers.”
“Let me be clear: President Trump is a believer and so am I,” Pence told Christian Broadcast Networking correspondent David Brody in an interview excerpt published Sunday.
“And we understand the role of faith in the life of this nation and the American people I think can be encouraged to know that in President Donald Trump, they have a leader who embraces and respects and appreciates the role of faith and the importance of religion in the lives of our families, in communities in our nation and he always will,” he continued.
Pence indicated that Trump feels especially grateful toward evangelical Christians, who largely supported him during the 2016 presidential election.
“I think he’s always very humbled and grateful by the support of believers,” he said, adding that Trump “has a heart of gratitude for evangelical Christians in this country.”
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SOURCE: The Hill