White House Press Secretary Said 'God Wanted Trump to Become President'

Sanders says Trump has done a great job for the faithful.

Sarah Sanders, the press secretary of the White House under the Trump administration, holds the belief that God preferred Donald Trump to be the winner in the 2016 election. She backed up her remarks by claiming God asks everyone to fill different kinds of roles during different times and the almighty has thus chosen Trump to be the President of the United States of America. When prodded further, the press secretary said Trump had done a superlative job in supporting many things which the faithful care about.

In her interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), she was asked for a certain “spiritual perspective” related to the Trump presidency. This is a valid query as the president has frequently asked evangelical leaders to support him. The latter has responded in kind, defending President Trump despite sharp criticism from other quarters on the subject if immigration and race along with other subjects.

The CBN interviewers asked Sanders on January 30 about two religion-centric issues, including allegations by Democratic Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib about harboring anti-Semitic views. The two have attracted fierce criticism from conservative circles for their unequivocal support of the anti-Israeli Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The BDS has been consistently critical of how Tel Aviv treats Palestinians.

Sanders described the comments made by the two lawmakers as “outrageous.” She condemned leaders of the Democratic party of failing to condemn remarks made by their party officeholders. The press secretary was also asked about the Syrian Christian problem as the U.S. President has publicly made plans to withdraw from the country. She assured her interviewers and the television audience that the withdrawal of U.S. troops will not lead to risk for Christians living in that part of the world. Sanders said President Trump has made it extremely clear the United States supports the Kurds along with the Christians. This message was sent to Turkey too. The president has threatened Turkey with devastating economic countermeasures if the country attacks the Kurds in Syria. Turkey regards a few Kurdish regional groups as terrorist organizations. When Sanders was asked about the month-long partial government shutdown, and Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House, saying the proposed wall straddling the US-Mexico border is immoral, she said there is nothing immoral when the leader of a country wants to protect his people.

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