'Revolting': Trump Gets Holy Hell On Twitter For Using Bible As Photo-Op Prop
Written by Huffingtonpost on June 1, 2020
President Donald Trump is getting referred to as out on social media after posing in entrance of a church with a Bible ― a photo-op attainable solely after police fired tear gasoline and rubber bullets at peaceable protesters to clear the realm.
Trump then walked by way of a phalanx of police and Secret Service officers to achieve St. John’s Episcopal Church, which was vandalized in the course of the civil unrest over the weekend sparked by the Could 25 police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Bishop Mariann Budde, chief of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, which owns the church, expressed “outrage” on the president’s look there and vowed to disassociate the church from his actions.
She was hardly alone.
On Twitter, critics from throughout the political spectrum shortly tore into the president for his use of a Bible as a “prop” for his photo-op:
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