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Trump on evangelicals: "They understand me better than anybody."

Monday, February 01, 2016 - 01:36

In the final stretch in Iowa, Presidential candidate Donald Trump told a rally that evangelical Christians, ''understand me better than anybody.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY In the final stretch in Iowa, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says evangelical Christians, "understand me better than anybody." "Believing in God is so important, I have to tell you," Trump said in Waterloo, Iowa. "I have been in Iowa now for a long time, we have made many many trips here, many stops, and we have got to know many people, the evangelicals have been unbelievable to Donald Trump, they have been unbelievable, boy do they understand me," he said. Trump's ground-breaking White House campaign faces a moment of truth on Monday when Iowa voters begin the nationwide process of choosing a new U.S. president, with polls showing him in a tight battle with Ted Cruz to be the Republican nominee. Trump's ground-breaking White House campaign faces a moment of truth on Monday when Iowa voters begin the nationwide process of choosing a new U.S. president, with polls showing him in a tight battle with Cruz to be the Republican nominee. A Des Moines Register/Bloomberg Iowa poll on Saturday showed 45 percent of likely Republican caucus-goers were still uncertain and could be persuaded to switch to another candidate. Iowans will begin choosing candidates at 7 p.m. CST, with results expected within a few hours. The caucuses will be the first time Trump, a real estate tycoon and former reality TV star, has put his political appeal to the test.

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Trump on evangelicals: "They understand me better than anybody."

Monday, February 01, 2016 - 01:36