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After being implicated as one of the key players in President Donald Trump's corrupt dealings with Ukraine, Energy Secretary Rick Perry—who intends to leave his post at the end of the year—went on Fox and Friends to praise his boss.

Things got weird, however, when praise turned to worship.

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Hours after quoting praise that called him "the king of Israel" and likened him to the "second coming of God," President Donald Trump sanctified himself in front of reporters on the White House Lawn before departing to speak to AmVets National Convention attendees in Louisville, Kentucky.

Trump was discussing the deficit-swelling trade war he began with China, insisting that it should have been instigated by the three presidents before him. He then asserted that he was "the one to do it," before looking to the sky and saying

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*Content Warning: this article contains disturbing images from a White supremacist anti-LGBTQ website

Following similar efforts by Boston's Super Happy Fun America (SHFA), a group calling themselves the National Straight Pride Coalition (NSPC), headed by former Senate candidate Don Grundmann, applied for a "Straight Pride" rally permit in Modesto, California.

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The Jim Bakker Show

Evangelical author Lance Wallnau described a $45 coin decorated with President Donald Trump's face as a "point of contact" with God. The coin was promoted on The Jim Bakker Show. It depicts Trump alongside King Cyrus, the founder of the first Persian empire.

“When I asked the Lord ‘Why the coin?’ he said, ‘Because when you take the coin, it’s a point of contact,'” Wallnau, who once compared Trump to King Cyrus, says in a viral clip of the promotion. “So your faith is being released with a million other believers to pray protection and peace and wisdom and counsel over the president of the United States and over his family."

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Former Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann's fervent evangelical views got national attention when she launched her presidential campaign for the 2012 Republican nomination.

Her Christian counseling center offered gay conversion therapy, she fought for a constitutional ban on same sex marriage, and she often cites her faith as a touchstone informing her views.

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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 22: U.S. President Donald Trump talks with journalists after signing tax reform legislation into law in the Oval Office December 22, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump praised Republican leaders in Congress for all their work on the biggest tax overhaul in decades. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump has repeatedly committed adultery. He's bragged about sexual assault. He's stated that he doesn't ask God for forgiveness.

This past October, Trump polled at 71% approval with white Evangelical Christians.

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Happy Easter 2018! Today we celebrate the ascension of Jesus Christ from the dead after he was crucified on Good Friday. Christians the world celebrate Easter with a spirit of joyful renewal as Christ washes away their sins with his blood.

Especially interesting for is that Passover and Easter fall at the same time. Most scholars agree that Jesus was presiding over a Passover Seder in what would eventually become known as the Last Supper, according to Biblical Archaeology. This line up isn't always the case for these religions because Jewish people use a lunar calendar to determine the date of Passover, which is always the 14th day of the Jewish month Nisan, a fixed date, while, for Western Christians, Easter is always the first Sunday following the first full moon of Spring. This year, the spring equinox occurred on March 20.

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