Donald Trump cancels event with black pastors, stands by his 9/11 Muslim remarks

Religion News Service reports:

Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump has canceled a public event set for Monday where he had planned to announce endorsements from blackpastors, after a group of African-American academics and clergy members urged them to reconsider, citing Trump’s “racially inaccurate … rhetoric.”

Trump sent out word to media outlets last week that he would hold an early afternoon news conference Monday to announce the endorsement of his campaign by “100 African American Evangelical pastors and religious leaders…after a private meeting.”

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