Aaron Weaver

Aaron Weaver is a historian and faith-based communicator with expertise on evangelicals and politics with a focus on Baptists. He is also a participant in Blessed Tomorrow, a progressive coalition of faith leaders focused on finding solutions to climate change. His writings on religion and environment have been published at Religion News Service, Religion Dispatches, Patheos and Baptist News Global among others.

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Why Do Evangelicals Still Support Scott Pruitt?

by Aaron Weaver 04-10-2018


Scott Pruitt, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, testifies to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee  on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 30, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
 

That the morally bankrupt Trump would overlook the ethical improprieties of Pruitt is a surprise to no one. But what’s the excuse for evangelicals? How do #NeverTrump evangelical voices have nothing to say about the glaring ethical breaches of their pal, Scott Pruitt?

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