White House Having Weekly Bible Studies (Which Trump Skips)

White House Having Weekly Bible Studies (Which Trump Skips)

Trump thinks setting up Bible studies for his cabinet and not attending them will play well with his evangelical base. He’s probably right. Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. http://www.tytnetwork.com/join

“Many of President Trump’s Cabinet members gather at a weekly session to study the Bible, the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) reported Monday.

Ralph Drollinger, the founder of Capitol Ministries, says he leads a weekly Bible study with Cabinet members such as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price and CIA Director Mike Pompeo.

“It’s the best Bible study that I’ve ever taught in my life. They are so teachable. They’re so noble. They’re so learned,” Drollinger told CBN.
Vice President Pence, who is a sponsor of the faith sessions, reportedly joins the group when his schedule allows.”*

Read more here: http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/344615-report-trump-cabinet-members-gathering-for-weekly-bible-study

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Comments (40)

  1. Crystal_ignition

    this is so hilariously bad, if any muslim country does this the us would be in an outrage but no no its ok if its jesus
    fuckin hypocrites

  2. moiraesfate1

    Cenk, I’m curious, what religion are you? Or non religion as the case may be. And if you are worried I will use this against you somehow, I’m atheist, so no worries.

  3. Ely Pevets

    Has Trump attended church since he was elected President?

  4. matt s


  5. Pyroman /

    Is his suit made with more then one cloth bible says u shouldn’t wear mix cloths

  6. Angel Chavez

    He doesn’t make the meetings because he doesn’t like Jesus, he was resurrected because he got crucified, he only likes people who were not crucified lol

  7. Viv W

    So Russia and now Rome rule over America…. Loser country.

  8. snoopval

    Once again context, I don’t disagree with TYT here, but the crimes Daniel committed was not bowing down to the King.

  9. Michael Vander Wal

    So now Cenk doesn’t think public officials should be allowed to attend a Bible study?

  10. João Nunes

    must be the only correct thing Trump has done…

  11. João Nunes

    regarding Trump, let pray he never will be fired, cause , he will be repalced by a religious fundamentalist…

  12. João Nunes

    the new testamente is awsome , its the story of a man , that was for all menkind, regardless religion , politics or filosofy, and was about peace , and the poor…the oposite of all that reps believe

  13. Chris Minneapolis

    At least Trump gives them a CHOICE.

  14. Michael Nelson

    What Bible are they studying? the satanic Bible!!!

  15. AW Crowe

    Trump skips them he attends the First Church of Satan.

  16. Discernment Wisdom

    Cenk your ignorance is amazing. Daniels only crime was the free exercise of his religion ie praying, which was outlawed. The very thing you are arguing for. Also Mordecai did not sell his neice, an oppresive law from a colonial power forced her into the situation. He tried his best to protect her and guide her in a situation he had no control over. Have some journalistic integrity and read your source material.

  17. Peace Dove


  18. michael conlan

    Americans are hilarious

  19. Barley

    The Young Turks, your wrong in that religion is NOT being taken into political decisions of *official bills and laws passed* that that effect the country, in this particular case. It is just a voluntary Bible study service that is completely separate from the making of official laws of the land. If no one attends then it would be shut down.

  20. Patar

    Funniest shit ever, gets his power from his hair

  21. HAZ MAT

    Trump is to busy Golfing with Jesus….

  22. GladIsLovinNews S

    Hmm they must not understand the bible then.

  23. Deborah Thompson


  24. Kimberly

    As I commented on Secular Talk’s video about this same topic, this is all just more conservative backlash against Obama. All throughout his presidency, it was “Obama is a Muslim” this and “He’s going to give the US to Islam and Sharia Law” that. Now that they have the reins again, they’re putting all these Bible literalists in the government so that Christians can “take the country back.”

  25. Tess Aurea

    I really don’t mind if people are having bible studies at the capital, assuming they aren’t mandatory, people who work at the capital do things through the Congress not related to governing like there’s a gym and stuff. I do have a problem if they start applying the stuff to the governing of the county.

  26. JC Swizzy

    I am actually Christian and agree with Cenk. Theocracy scares the hell out of me, cuz I don’t want my religion to be corrupted by powerful people for their own motives. But boy, if that Dillenger guy actually preached to those people what Jesus says, they’d either be giving half their wealth to the poor + increasing welfare spending + stopping all wars (like Cenk said) or they’d have fired him long ago. These Bible studies are probably a sham. Jesus spoke up to powerful, but this Dillenger dude just bowing down to his true king.

  27. Gloria Cheon

    He is a hypocrit, he does not belive he uses Christianity for his own benefit. That is why he won the Presidency. And his followers are Christian fanatics that “interpret” the Bible with a Prosperity Gospel that is not the TRUTH❣

  28. Invidious Don

    Must be from the Gospel of Greed, all capitalist St. Paul, none of that Jewish liberal, Jesus.

  29. Eliza M.

    Separation of church and state? ?

  30. bepis boy

    There are very few people in the US that should actually be considered Christians according to doctrine. Almost none of them have been in the government.

  31. Captain Falcon

    The difference is… Christianity and Judaism – along with Hinduism, Atheism and Buddhism among other religions are compatible with Western values – in fact Western values and culture were developed by Christian values, you can disagree all you like but that is a factual statement.

    The problem with Islam is that it is a political ideology disguised as a religion, it is not compatible with Western values or culture.

  32. Monah *

    Elites of the Purge. ??

  33. Harmonymusiq the original one

    I heard Trump would be whispering the name of Jesus going into the White House and 8 years later shouting the name of Jesus as he leaves the White House.

  34. andy cairns

    Secular ,simply means don’t teach religion to children, why do that, how can you spot evil if you give it all the rules, too oddball for you , bet u it isn’t if you’re a Christian………
    NEWS ALERT!!!!!………you’re in a Christian nation………….welcome to the team.

  35. C.F. Gauss

    This is obscene. Revolting. How has a revolution not broken out yet in America? This is the destruction of the separation of church and state. This is America becoming a theocracy. This is Christian sharia. Ban this nonsense immediately or you will have another civil war on your hands! Disgusting news from a disgusting administration.

  36. Roberto O. Millán

    Thank you Cenk!!

  37. Raskin blissout

    So guess these bible studies make them better humanbeings,more charitable and tolerant.Or are they learning the twisted version picking and choosing what parts they like and making up the rest?

  38. S C G

    Can’t stand Trump, but I’m with him on this. I’d skip them too.

  39. nursingnotes212

    So, have right wing politicians, at least one of whom (Pence) is definitely planning to run for President as soon as Trump either resigns, gets impeached, or finishes his first term with a 0% approval rating. It looks to me like they all came up with a credible excuse (Trump never attends) to meet up and strategize. Probably not a whole lot of Bible study going on.

  40. Edmond Ko

    Trump is an indictment of the religious right, Evangelicals and Conservative Catholics, they voted for Trump. Trump is not a Christian, he exhibits the worst personality traits, he is hedonistic and a malignant narcissus, North American Christianity is a joke, a bad joke.


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