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Trump’s favorite pastor says ‘thou shalt not have sex with a porn star’ — but doesn’t care if the president did

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One of Donald Trump’s faith advisers admitted on-air that the president’s alleged affair with adult film actress Stormy Daniels is “totally irrelevant” despite it being personally abhorrent to his beliefs.

“Evangelicals still believe in the commandment: thou shalt not have sex with a porn star,” Pastor Robert Jeffress said on Fox News Thursday evening. “However, whether this president violated that commandment or not is totally irrelevant to our support of him.”

Jeffress was countered by Fox News host Juan Williams, who argued that the story remains significant due to Trump’s mounting legal issues related to the reported $130,000 “hush agreement” settlement paid out to Daniels a few weeks before the 2016 presidential election.

“A blue dress was not enough to turn you into a red Republican,” Jeffress shot back at the network’s liberal analyst, “and I believe anything Stormy Daniels has said will not be enough to turn red Republicans into blue Democrats. This is about the policies and issues.”

“Pastor, you cannot sell your integrity, your Christian values and say ‘oh because President Trump is anti-abortion I’ll support him no matter what,'” Williams countered. “What happened to the principles? What happened to your love of people of character?”

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“We are supporting him because of the principles that he stands for, not because of personal behavior,” the pro-Trump pastor said.

“I‘m his friend,” Jeffress concluded later in the segment. I will never walk away.”

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Trump picks Antonin Scalia’s son to replace disgraced former Labor Secretary: report

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On Thursday, NPR reported that President Donald Trump is naming Eugene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to take over as Secretary of Labor.

Scalia, who served on the court from 1986 to his death in 2016, was known as one of the staunchest conservatives on the bench. His seat was deliberately kept vacant by Republicans for over a year to deny President Barack Obama the ability to make an appointment to it.

The Department of Labor was until this month run by former federal prosecutor Alexander Acosta, who resigned in disgrace amid renewed questions about his role in brokering a potentially illegal sweetheart plea agreement with hedge fund manager and accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein.

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Trump official melts down on MSNBC after refusing to admit Trump lied to America

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On Thursday's edition of MSNBC's "The Beat," Ari Melber confronted acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan about President Donald Trump's empty threat of "mass raids" of communities nationwide by immigration officials — and Morgan was not pleased.

"The president said there would be these mass raids. Described as thousands of arrests," said Melber. "Were there mass raids, yes or no?"

"First of all, I don’t actually call this a raid," said Morgan. "I think words matter."

"Words matter, so I’m going to get to your response," said Melber. "Were there mass raids as promised?"

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DOJ policy blocking Trump from being indicted ‘factored into’ the end of the Stormy Daniels case: report

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Federal prosecutors decided to close the investigation into the 2016 criminal hush money payment to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal that benefitted the Trump campaign because, in part, of the policy that prevents the indictment of a sitting president, according to a new report from USA Today citing an anonymous source.

Michael Cohen has already pleaded guilty to the violation of campaign finance law. He said that he carried out the effort in coordination with and at the direction of then-candidate Donald Trump in order to increase his chances of victory in the 2016 presidential election.

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