Pastor Joshua Nink, right, prays for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, as his wife, Melania, left, watches after a Sunday service at First Christian Church, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Trump has vowed to “totally destroy” a 1950s law preventing churches from endorsing or opposing political candidates.
Pastor Joshua Nink, right, prays for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, as his wife, Melania, left, watches after a Sunday service at First Christian Church, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Trump has vowed to “totally destroy” a 1950s law preventing churches from endorsing or opposing political candidates. Jae C. Hong AP
Pastor Joshua Nink, right, prays for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, as his wife, Melania, left, watches after a Sunday service at First Christian Church, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Trump has vowed to “totally destroy” a 1950s law preventing churches from endorsing or opposing political candidates. Jae C. Hong AP

Trump wants to legalize politics in the pulpit. The GOP House is quietly helping

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