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‘Where did Christ refer to mulligans?’: CNN’s Camerota nails evangelicals for giving Trump a pass on adultery

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Tara Setmayer, CNN host Alisyn Camerota and Ben Ferguson

CNN host Alisyn Camerota on Wednesday took a hammer to evangelical Christian leaders who are giving President Donald Trump a pass for cheating on his wife with a porn star just months after she’d given birth to their son.

During a segment with Trump supporter Ben Ferguson and GOP strategist Tara Setmayer, Camerota invoked the Bible to expose the hypocrisy of evangelical leaders who are willing to overlook all of Trump’s immoral behavior because he gives them what they want on policy matters.

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Camerota started out by noting that evangelical leader Tony Perkins had said this week that Trump gets a “mulligan” from evangelicals for his past indiscretions, while noting that these leaders seem to be ignoring the same scriptures they purport to champion.

“What part of the Seventh Commandment says, ‘Thou shalt not commit adultery unless you’re running for president as a Republican?'” she asked Ferguson.

Ferguson replied that he thought it was a mistake for Perkins to say Trump gets a “mulligan,” and he warned that Christian conservatives should stick to advocating for specific issues instead of politicians. However, Ferguson stopped short of calling Perkins a hypocrite, despite the fact that he once said that any politician who broke his oath of marriage to his wife was not to be trusted.

Setmayer, however, had no such qualms and said that these evangelical leaders are hypocrites who are “putting politics over Christian biblical principle.”

Camerota then pivoted back to referencing the Bible and asked the panel, “Which biblical principle was it where Christ referred to ‘the mulligan?'”

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Cincinnati sheriff deputies replace American flag at the Justice Center with ‘thin-blue-line’ flag

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Cincinnati police were filmed replacing the American flag that hangs over the Justice Center in Ohio's third-largest city. They then replaced it with the thin-blue-line flag, that was created to advocate for law-enforcement during Black Lives Matter Protests.

During the Charlottesville, Virginia riots, right-wing and white supremacist activists carried the thin-blue-line flag along with the Confederate flag to speak out against Black Lives Matter.

While the flag may have been created in support of law enforcement, it has been adopted by white supremacists and taken on a darker meaning.

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WATCH: DC protesters turn over ‘agitator’ to police — then the agitators try to start a fight with cops

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Protesters in Washington, D.C. were captured on video handing over an agitator to police, while other agitators in paintball tactical gear appeared to try and start fights with police.

Former FBI assistant director of counterintelligence, Frank Figliuzzi, revealed that his former colleagues and law enforcement he knows recognize that far-right agitators are attempting to start significant conflicts between police and protesters.

"There is a minimal presence of Antifa, but a far more disturbing presence of right-wing race-based hate groups, such as the Boogaloo Boys who think there will be a race-based civil war coming," he said on MSNBC.

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Trump could use Antifa conspiracy theories to ‘investigate his political opponents’: Ex-FBI assistant director

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According to former FBI assistant director for counterintelligence Frank Figliuzzi, there are far more white supremacists and anti-government agitators infiltrating the peaceful Black Lives Matter protests than Antifa. He fears Trump will use Antifa as an excuse to investigate his political opponents.

Speaking to MSNBC on Sunday evening, Figliuzzi told host Brian Williams that his sources in law enforcement are telling him that President Donald Trump doesn't have his facts straight on Antifa.

"We're seeing components of legitimate frustrated protesters responding to Mr. Floyd's demise and others," explained Figliuzzi. "Then we are seeing people who are exploiting this for their own purposes, and some of them are more than just opportunistic criminals. Some of them are organized, and some of them have diverse agendas but are coming together to wreak havoc. And I think what we need to pay attention to here is what we have evidence of, what we don't have evidence of, and what we're hearing from the White House and the attorney general."

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