Trump’s evangelical adviser: Says trump has God’s authority over bombing North Korea

 

Texas pastor Robert Jeffress, one of President Trump’s evangelical advisers, said that God has given the president “full control” to take out North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

In a statement to CBN News Tuesday, the First Baptist Dallas pastor wrote that a biblical passage in the book of Romans endowed “rulers full power to use whatever means necessary — including war — to stop evil.”

“In the case of North Korea, God has given Trump authority to take out Kim Jong-Un,” Jeffress told CBN News. “I’m heartened to see that our president — contrary to what we’ve seen with past administrations who have taken, at best, a sheepish stance toward dictators and oppressors — will not tolerate any threat against the American people.”

Citing Romans 13, Jeffress told The Washington Post Wednesday that the passage “gives the government … the authority to do whatever, whether it’s assassination, capital punishment or evil punishment to quell the actions of evildoers like Kim Jong Un.”

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Trump’s spokesman Miller rejects new job

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Jason Miller, President-elect Donald Trump’s spokesman says he will not take the job of White House Communications Director he was nominated for on Thursday.

Miller announced in a statement that he would not continue on to the White House, citing family reasons.

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Trump names chief of staff, chief strategist

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President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Republican National Committee Chairman, Reince Priebus, the favourite of the party’s establishment and a low-key Washington insider, to serve in the influential position of White House chief of staff.

He also named Stephen Bannon, Trump’s campaign chairman and former head of the conservative Breitbart News, as his chief strategist and senior counsellor.

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