U.S. President Donald Trump has received tremendous support from Jews for his decision to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, but even more so from evangelical Christians, according to an interview with the U.S. leader by talk show host Mike Huckabee.
During a June 18 interview that aired over the weekend with former Republican governor of Arkansas and U.S. presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee on his show on the TBN Christian network, Trump told Huckabee that it “makes me feel good” that evangelical Christians are so pleased with his decision.
“I tell you what, I get more calls of thank you from evangelicals, and I see it in the audiences and everything else, than I do from Jewish people,” said Trump. “And the Jewish people appreciate it, but the evangelicals appreciate it more than the Jews.”
Huckabee responded that the revelation is “not a surprise” because evangelicals are “people of the book” who “believe you kept a promise, were fulfilling really a 3,000-year-old commitment to recognize Jerusalem as the capital.”
Huckabee was in attendance for the grand opening of the new U.S. embassy in the Arnona neighborhood of Jerusalem on May 14. Continue Reading….