Friday, February 26, 2016

Trump Pledges To Work To Eliminate Ban on Religious Non-Profits Endorsing Candidates

In a news conference in Ft. Worth, Texas today, Republican candidate Donald Trump-- saying that Christians are afraid to have a lobby because it threatens their tax exempt status-- pledged to work to eliminate the Johnson amendment that prevents non-profits, including religious non-profits, from endorsing or opposing political candidates. (Video of news conference, this portion at 1:44).  This came after evangelical Pastor Robert Jeffress endorsed Trump at the news conference (video at 1:42).