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6 Feb, 2020 19:51

‘Must have studied theology at Trump University’: Donald Jr. schooled after trying for Pelosi diss with Bible reference

‘Must have studied theology at Trump University’: Donald Jr. schooled after trying for Pelosi diss with Bible reference

Donald Trump Jr. got an unexpected Bible lesson when going after Nancy Pelosi with a Satan reference and learned that he didn’t know the holy text well enough.

Don Jr. has plenty of reasons to insult Pelosi, but his latest diss didn’t really hit the mark.

“Likelihood of Nancy Pelosi praying for Trump is about the same as the likelihood of Satan running around quoting the Scriptures,” Trump Jr. tweeted in response to a video of his father at the National Prayer Breakfast criticizing people who “use their faith as justification for doing what they know is wrong.”

Don Jr.’s attempt to latch onto his father’s speech — which many saw as a dig against Pelosi who has said in the past she prays for the president — fell on its face as people swiftly informed him that Satan does in fact quote scriptures in the Bible.

Many pointed out that this was how he was trying to tempt Jesus Christ. 

There have even been think pieces written about Satan and scripture, including one titled ‘Satan’s Bible Knowledge’ from Christian blogger John Piper. 

And judging by the reactions to the tweet, many people knew the Bible better than Trump Jr. “Dude, I'm Jewish, and even I know that Satan actually does quote Scripture at one point,” tweeted DC lawyer Bradley P. Moss.

Trump has talked up his faith since running for president, though critics have long doubted his sincerity when saying things like the Bible is his “favorite book."

Journalist Jack Morphonios even questioned whether Don Jr.’s biblical knowledge had been earned at his father’s controversial Trump University.

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