Fox contributor: The Bible gives Trump "moral authority to use whatever force necessary” against North Korea

Fox contributor: The Bible gives Trump "moral authority to use whatever force necessary” against North Korea

Robert Jeffress: “I believe the Bible ... does give President Trump moral authority to use whatever force necessary, including assassination or even war, to topple an evil dictator like Kim Jong Un”

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From the August 10 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): Explain why you say that God has given President Trump the authority to attack North Korea.

ROBERT JEFFRESS: There is a great deal of confusion among Christians when it comes to this idea of using force to topple evil. And I wanted to clarify that I believe the Bible, especially Romans 13, does give President Trump moral authority to use whatever force necessary, including assassination or even war, to topple an evil dictator like Kim Jong Un. And I believe the Bible is very clear about that. And while President Trump prefers a diplomatic solution to this problem, he's been talking about diplomacy for 19 years with North Korea, he's also willing to do whatever it takes to keep America safe. And one thing I know about President Trump after being around him for the last two years is this: Unlike his predecessor, when President Donald Trump draws a red line, he's not going to erase it, move away from it, or back down from it.

DOOCY: OK.

JEFFRESS: And we ought to thank God every day we have a courageous leader like President Trump in the White House.

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