'Morally deformed': Conservative slams top evangelist for excusing Trump

By Bo Beard | May 15, 2024


Peter Wehner, a conservative evangelical and former speechwriter for George W. Bush, strongly criticized Rev. Franklin Graham, a prominent evangelist and son of the late Rev. Billy Graham, for his unwavering support of former President Donald Trump.

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Wehner, known for his vocal opposition to Trump and far-right evangelical leaders who continue to endorse him, publicly condemned Graham for overlooking Trump's immoral actions. 

Graham's indifference

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He specifically pointed out Graham's indifference to the revelations emerging from Trump's Manhattan criminal trial, which exposes details of a hush payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels to conceal their alleged affair from voters in 2016.