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How Donald Trump sealed the deal with conservative Christians

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump greets supporters during his election night rally in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 9, 2016.   REUTERS/Mike Segar - RTX2SPMR

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump greets supporters during his election night rally in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar - RTX2SPMR

So how did Donald Trump seal the deal with Conservative Christians?

Well, it turned out to do more with the Republican Party platform and less about President-elect Trump.

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Nearly 6 in 10 Trump voters were impacted by the pro-life, pro-religious liberty planks of the Republican Party, according to a post-election poll commissioned by Family Research Council.

“The Republican Party’s platform positions on unborn human life and religious liberty were the bridge between Donald Trump and Christian conservatives,” FRC President Tony Perkins told me. 

Nearly 60 percent of Trump voters were more likely to vote for him because the platform is very clear on life and religious liberty, he said.

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