Friday, July 1, 2016

Trump met in secret with 900 Evangelical leaders

Trump met in secret with 900 Evangelical leaders

One of the largest gatherings of evangelical leaders in a generation will take place Tuesday here under the veil of a media blackout. The guests of honor and the main speakers will be Donald Trump and Dr. Ben Carson – and it will not only be closed to the press, it will be sealed with tight security.

The event at the Marriott Marquis has some wondering whether the daylong program, titled “A Conversation About America’s Future with Donald Trump and Ben Carson,” offers what looks to some involved like the first glimpse of a possible 2016 GOP presidential ticket, as the presumptive nominee meets with as many as 900 Christian conservative leaders, including James Dobson, Ralph Reed, Penny Nance of Concerned Women for America, Tim Wildmon of the American Family Association, Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council, American Values President Gary Bauer and many megachurch pastors.

Many of those invited to the gathering were not early supporters of Trump. Some have still not endorsed him.

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