By PoliZette Staff | February 17, 2020
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) hit a new low in her anti-Trump behavior this weekend when she questioned the president’s Christian faith.
During an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, Pelosi seemed to suggest that Donald Trump is not actually a man of faith, saying that if he was a real Christian, he would know that people of faith like her pray “even for him.”
After alleging that GOP senators did not have the “courage” to vote guilty on impeachment, Pelosi said, “Except for Mitt Romney. God bless him. And then the president criticized him for using his faith.”
“Look I don’t know if the president is a person of faith. It’s not for me to make that judgment,” Pelosi continued.
“He criticized you about saying you prayed for him as well,” Amanpour countered.
“He said I didn’t pray for him,” Pelosi said. “I thought if he was a person of faith he would recognize other people of faith. And if he prayed he would recognize that other people do, even for him.”
Speaker Nancy Pelosi: “[President Trump] said I didn’t pray for him, but I thought if he’s a person of faith, he would recognize another person of faith, and if he prayed, he would recognize that other people do. Even for him.” pic.twitter.com/5V7ZBZStJd
— The Hill (@thehill) February 16, 2020
This comes as Trump and Pelosi have been trading barbs over one another’s faith in recent weeks.
“I don’t like people who use their faith as justification for doing what they know is wrong,” Trump said at the National Prayer Breakfast earlier this month, referring to Romney’s vote to impeach him. “Nor do I like people who say, ‘I pray for you,’ when they know that that’s not so.”
Pelosi has frequently said that she is praying for Trump, and in response to his comments, she accused him of being irreligious.
“I pray hard for him, because he’s so off the track of our Constitution, our values, our country,” she said, calling the presidency a “heavy responsibility.”
“I thought what he said about — what he said about Senator Romney was particularly without class,” Pelosi continued, according to The Washington Examiner. “He’s talking about things that he knows little about: faith and prayer.”
Regardless of Pelosi’s personal feelings on Trump, there is no excuse for her questioning his faith. This is just another example of a powerful Democrat crossing the line when it comes to attack on Trump.
Shame on you, Nancy Pelosi.
This piece originally appeared in LifeZette and is used by permission.
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