Donald Trump claimed without irony that ‘nobody has done more for Christianity’ than him

Donald Trump claimed without irony that ‘nobody has done more for Christianity’ than him

Donald Trump has claimed how nobody’s done more for Christianity or for religion itself than him, only further proving he has a God complex.

The former US president made the outlandish claim in an attempt to emphasise what he has done for the evangelical Christians and religion more widely and how he’s always considered their interests.

As he has hinted at a potential presidential challenge in 2024, Evangelical Christians have been a crucial support base for Trump since he entered the political arena in 2016, and he will be counting on their vote if he does go ahead with a presidential campaign.

It was during a phone interview with host Gene Bailey, on episode of The Victory Channel’s Flashpoint that the 75-year-old was given the opportunity to share a message to his religious supporters after Bailey asked Trump to explain why these supporters watching should remain “engaged with him.”

Trump’s response was characteristically arrogant, as he attempted to sweeten up the religious vote while also stroking his huge ego by replying: “So nobody has done more for Christianity or for evangelicals-or for religion itself-than I have, [doing] so many different things.”

Trump also mentioned in the interview “getting rid of” the Johnson Amendment, which is part of the US tax code and bans non-profit organisations from promoting, supporting or opposing any political message and candidate. He described the amendment as “a very bad thing and very costly.”

Twitter account Right Wing Watch “that monitors and exposes the activities of Radical Right political organizations” posted the clip of Trump’s not-so-humble brag.

Many Trump critics made their feelings know about the bizarre comments from the 45th President.

Some imagine that Jesus wouldn’t be too happy to hear Trump’s comments.

Meanwhile one person shared a clip of the show just as Trump called into to talk, but it would be easy to think that you’re watching an episode of Deal or No Deal.

Though Evangelicals weren’t the only religious group Trump wanted praise from, he also believe he deserves more credit from the Jewish community in America, he told Bailey: “...Israel’s a very important element so nobody’s done what I’ve done and I’m very happy to do it.”

He also took the opportunity to at a swipe at President Joe Biden and his administration who “cheated very much on what they really think of organized religions and frankly Christianity.”

“I said that Biden was going to be bad; he’s turned out to be far worse than anybody ever thought,” Trump added.

It’s worth noting that back in 2015 before he became US President and was a Republican candidate, Trump said his “favourite book” was the Bible, however when asked on on Bloomberg’s show “With All Due Respect” what is favourite passage from the religious book was, he refused to give an answer.

“I wouldn’t want to get into it because to me that’s very personal. You know, when I talk about the Bible, it’s very personal, so I don’t want to get into verses,” Trump said, adding, “The Bible means a lot to me, but I don’t want to get into specifics.”

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