Pastors who stood by Trump after Charlottesville plead for him to show ‘heart’ for ‘dreamer’ immigrants

Source: Washington Post

 September 4 at 6:51 PM
Pastor Jentezen Franklin looked at President Trump across his desk in the Oval Office last week and made an impassioned plea for empathy.

For several minutes, Franklin, leader of a multiethnic megachurch near Atlanta, pressed Trump to understand the plight of the hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who had been brought to the United States illegally by their parents, received legal status under the Obama administration and now feared that Trump would order their deportation.

“I know these kids,” Franklin recalled telling Trump.

“They are good kids?” Trump asked, according to Franklin.

“Yes, sir,” Franklin said he replied. “They are.”

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