TRUMP SEEKING TO SNEAK REPEAL OF JOHNSON AMENDMENT INSIDE TAX BILL

President Trump is following through with one of his promises to let churches participate in political activity.

Sources tell the Washington Post that the repeal of the “Johnson Amendment” is being written into tax legislation that is currently developing in the House of Representatives.

This repeal that would end a six-decade-old ban on tax-exempt organizations, such as churches and universities, from endorsing political candidates. Lyndon Johnson first introduced it in 1954, nine years before he became president.

Trump said this would happen at the National Prayer Breakfast in February, stating: “I will get rid of and totally destroy the Johnson Amendment and allow our representatives of faith to speak freely and without fear of retribution.” The provision would support evangelical Christians who helped get him elected as the 45th president of the United States.”

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