Franklin Graham Hits Trump for Demonizing the Press, Claims He Can Tell Former President ‘Hard Truths’ – By Joe DePaolo (Mediaite) / May 17 2021
Evangelist Rev. Franklin Graham once led a day of prayer for former President Donald Trump against his “enemies.” But unlike the former president, Graham does not believe the media to be an opposition force.
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In an interview with Axios on HBO, Graham criticized Trump for repeatedly bashing the fourth estate at rallies and in other forums.
.@mikeallen: "Do you tell [Trump] hard truths?"
Rev. @Franklin_Graham: “Yes, I do.”
Allen: "How does he take it?"
— Axios (@axios) May 17, 2021
“I would never have said that,” Graham said — of Trump’s constant directives to not believe the press. “I think it’s hurt him. I think it built a wall. I think it created animosity when it shouldn’t have. Just because somebody disagrees with you doesn’t mean they’re your enemy.”