Rick Perry: Evangelical Christians Need to Overwhelmingly Vote for Cruz

Monday on The Glenn Beck Program, former Texas Governor Rick Perry took issue with Donald Trump claiming to be a Christian, yet stating he'd never had to ask forgiveness for anything.

"I was standing offstage, next to go on to be introduced by Frank Luntz last summer in Iowa in front of a host of evangelical Christians," Gov. Perry said. "Frank Luntz asked Donald Trump, 'Have you ever asked God for forgiveness?' And he very matter-of-factly said, 'No, I've never done anything that I think I need to ask God for forgiveness for.'"

That notion completely flies in the face of salvation and grace.

"Glenn, if you're going to profess to be a Christian, which Mr. Trump does, but you do not understand in your mind intellectually or in your heart spiritually what salvation by grace means, then I got to stand up and say, 'Wait a minute. You really don't understand Christianity,'" Gov. Perry said.

 

Moreover, true Christian men honor and respect women.

Glenn pointed to a recent article from BuzzFeed that provides audio of Donald Trump, mostly on with Howard Stern, disparaging and speaking about women in the most objectifying and profane ways.

Here are Trump's "milder" comments on the actresses of Desperate Housewives in 2005:

Nicollette Sheridan was “solid four,” said Trump. “I liked the way she used to look.”

“Would you go out with Marcia Cross or would you turn gay, Howard?” said Trump, asking who he would date.

“She’s got a good body, just put a bag on her head,” replied Stern.

“Solid four to five,” added Trump on Cross.

And of Teri Hatcher, added Trump, “A six.”

“She’s really bouncy, really cute, she’s got beautiful skin,” Trump said of Eva Longoria.

Trump ranked her a seven.

This is the man evangelicals like Jerry Falwell, Pat Robertson and Robert Jeffries are praising and even endorsing?

"If you're an evangelical Christian, if you are a supporter of our veterans, you need to go and you need to vote overwhelmingly for Ted Cruz," Gov. Perry. "He is the person that is going to take two checklists with him every day to the Oval Office. One is the Bible. And the other is the United States Constitution."

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Featured Image: Former Texas Governor Rick Perry talks about how he supports Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) before he took to the stage during his campaign event at the Noah's Event Venue on January 27, 2016 in West Des Moines, Iowa. Cruz continues his quest to become the Republican presidential nominee. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) may say he's all about advocating for the common good, but during his more than 30 years in "public service," the socialist senator has been more adept at promoting his own bottom line.

Investigative journalist and best-selling author, Peter Schweizer, joined Glenn Beck in the studio Friday to discuss his new book, "Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America's Political Elite," and to break downs how Sanders has become the very model of the corrupt socialist leader who becomes wealthy at the expense of the citizens they are elected to serve.

"It's a major problem for Bernie Sanders," Schweizer said. "He's turned socialism into a profession that has generated a lot of money to his family."

"Isn't that what always happens?" Glenn asked. "I mean, everybody in charge of a socialist country, they walk away with billions, in some cases, and the people are left starving."

"Yes, that's exactly right," agreed Schweizer. "It is a racket for Bernie Sanders. And the sort of austere image that he presents —kind of the John the Baptist of the progressive movement — it's simply not true."

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By now you've probably heard all about former Vice President Joe Biden's alleged corruption in Ukraine with his son, Hunter, and the Ukrainian energy company, Burisma. But as it turns out, the Biden family's dubious dealings weren't limited to Ukraine, but extended to China as well.

In this clip, Glenn Beck explains Hunter Biden's four primary "problems" in China, including partnering with criminals, working with Chinese companies accused of stealing and spying on the U.S. military, as well as some very sketchy investments.

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Bill O'Reilly joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" on Friday for his weekly take on the 2020 presidential race.

O'Reilly emphasized what a dangerous candidate socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) really is, and how the media is working to mislead voters by depicting other Democratic candidates, such as former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, as "moderate."

"The Democratic Party has been hijacked -- and this is no breaking news -- by the progressive left. Which is now being enabled by the national media," said O'Reilly.

"Bernie Sanders is a dangerous man. In any sane time, media time, that would be clear to everybody. But it's not," he added. "It's like, 'Oh, there's uncle Bernie and he just wants to give stuff away. What a great guy.' [He's] not a great guy, all right? He's a totalitarian. He'll take your freedom, in every area, away. Every area. There isn't one area, that Bernie Sanders wouldn't intrude upon, in your personal freedom. Yet, that's not reported. You don't know it unless you pay attention. It's all a bunch of dishonest blather that has obliterated the so-called moderate Democrat. And there are millions of those people. They don't know what to do because they have no voice in the media."

Glenn pointed out that the media has been "trying to make Pete Buttigieg into a moderate" ever since his strong showing in the Iowa caucuses last week.

"So, Pete Buttigieg: Harvard grad. Rhodes Scholar. Brilliant man, he is brilliant. Great speaker. Almost as good as Beck and I. Not quite, but almost," O'Reilly said. "He's only 38, all right? So, the guy goes out and runs for president after being the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, for eight years, and almost destroying that city. The city is in chaos, yet he's re-elected with 80% of the vote the second time. That's what a good BS'er Pete Buttigieg is.

The two went on to break down Buttegieg's radical policy plans on immigration, abortion, gun control, and more.

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On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck and his chief researcher, Jason Buttrill, have uncovered new evidence that suggests the coronavirus death toll numbers coming from China are grossly inaccurate.

After vetting several deep-fake videos circulating on social media, Jason unearthed shocking whistleblower-videos released by citizens of the communist state that show entire warehouses filled with body bags, along with other atrocities.

Jason and Glenn break down the real numbers and discuss the possibilities of the outbreak coming to America. Watch the video below for more details:

Don't miss next Wednesday's TV special on the coronavirus in its new time slot at 9PM ET.

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