On Wednesday, Vice President Pence countered against negative remarks about his Christian faith, reports CBN News.
Condemnation of the Vice President’s Christianity
The original critical statements made regarding Vice President Pence’s faith came from Omarosa Newman. The former White House staffer unleashed the hereinafter remarks pertaining to the Vice President on Tuesday:
“Can I just say this? As bad as y’all think Trump is, you would be worried about Pence. We would be begging for days of Trump back if Pence became President, that’s all I’m saying. He’s extreme. I’m Christian, I love Jesus, but he thinks Jesus tells him to say things — I’m like, ‘Jesus ain’t say that.’ Scary.”
Following the aforementioned statements, the co-hosts of ‘The View’ weighed in with their feedback. However, Joy Behar attracted the most attention and backlash with the following assertions:
“It’s one thing to talk to Jesus. It’s another thing when Jesus talks to you. That’s called mental illness, if I’m not correct, hearing voices.”
Vice President Pence’s Response to Condemnation of Christianity
During an Axios broadcast, the Vice President made sure to express his displeasure with Behar’s foregoing statements regarding his religion: