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Many past presidents have had spiritual advisers. President Donald Trump’s party faithful are an extension of his brand—white, evangelical. And his most trusted preacher is a wealthy televangelist who’s been investigated by Congress. Meet Paula White, the Mississippi girl who rose to prominence preaching piety, prosperity, and Vote Trump 2020.
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Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Jayson De Leon, Danielle Hewitt and Mara Silvers.
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