NPR says it has spoken with “a leader of a faith-based ministry” that revealed several high-profile evangelical leaders are seeking a face-to-face meeting with President Trump. The source told them they are “ very concerned” about Trump’s alleged affair with an adult film actress and his “continued reputation for divisive rhetoric.” (Trump has denied the affair.)
The source explained, “It is a concern of ours that 2018 could be very detrimental to some of the other issues that we hold dear.”
Four sources reportedly told NPR that they are working on setting up a day-long meeting with the president and plan on inviting hundreds of influential pastors.
The source explained: “There’s things that are like fingernails on the chalkboard to people of faith. That’s not who we are; that’s not a ‘fruit of the Spirit’; that’s not leading with humility.”
The White House has not commented on the report.