Vice President Mike Pence cast the deciding vote in the Senate to confirm billionaire Betsy DeVos as President Trump’s secretary of education. In fact, Nina Burleigh reports, “eighty-one percent of white born-again/evangelical Christians” cast their vote for the Republican candidate who was caught bragging about ‘grabbing’ women ‘by the pussy.’

Giving an evangelical Christian power over the public education of America’s children is only one of the many gifts Donald Trump is expected to shower on the religious right in exchange for their showing up to support him on Election Day,” says Burleigh.

In addition to at least one Supreme Court nominee, at least nine more evangelicals are ready to be confirmed or already are confirmed to powerful positions within the Trump administration, which puts them in the unique and almost incredible position “to shove their belief system—a minority view—down the throats of ordinary people and transform secular America,” warns Burleigh.

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