(RNS) — God has given President Trump the “authority to take out Kim Jong-Un,” according to the Rev. Robert Jeffress, one of the president’s key evangelical Christian advisers.
Jeffress’ statement on Tuesday (Aug. 8) followed the president’s warning earlier in the day that North Korea would “be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen” if its leader continues to threaten the United States.
unprecedented access” to this president who, they say, seeks their views on policy.The Texas preacher, who leads a congregation of more than 10,000 people at First Baptist Church in Dallas, has been an outspoken Trump supporter since early in the presidential campaign. He is one of dozens of conservative evangelical leaders who has enjoyed what one described as “