Clinton, Trump Address National Hispanic Christian Leaders
After months of trailing Hillary Clinton, a new survey shows Donald Trump is finally tied with his Democratic rival. According to a RealClearPolitics average of national polls, Trump has 43.4 percent, while Clinton has 43.2.
The neck-and-neck polling comes as Trump makes significant overtures toward Hispanics, Muslims, and Christians.
Last Friday, Trump addressed the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference in California by video.
“National Hispanic Christian – three great words. We are going to take care of you; we’re going to work with you,” Trump said in the recorded message.
Now some prominent conservative Hispanics say they’d be open to reconciling with Trump if he changes his policies on immigration.
Trump’s campaign is also reaching out Muslims.
The Hill reports that Walid Phares, Trump’s national security adviser, has “quietly opened backchannels” within the community following the billionaire’s controversial proposal to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the country.
And in a further attempt to unify the party, Time Magazine reports Trump is expected to meet privately with key evangelical leaders.
“We’ll probably have about 500 conservative, social conservative leaders, not just evangelicals, conservative Catholics, coming together for a conversation,” Family Research Council President Tony Perkins said.
That conversation is slated to take place June 21 in New York City.
Report via CBN News
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