‘Shame, shame’: Franklin Graham compares Republicans voting for impeachment to betrayal of Christ

By Victor Morton – The Washington Times *

Evangelist Franklin Graham has issued a judgment on the impeachment hearings — and issued another call for public prayers for President Trump. (AP Photo/John Bazemore,

The Rev. Franklin Graham compared the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach President Trump to Judas, the disciple who betrayed Jesus to the Roman authorities.

In a Facebook post Thursday in which Mr. Graham praised Mr. Trump at length while also calling the day of the assault on the U.S. Capitol “a low point in his presidency,” the minister declared “shame, shame” on those GOP lawmakers who “joined with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats in impeaching President Trump yesterday.”

“The House Democrats impeached him because they hate him and want to do as much damage as they can,” said Mr. Graham, president of Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

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