Meet The Press: Huckabee Defends Wealthy Televangelist Fundraiser

Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee appeared on this morning's Meet The Press and proved beyond a doubt that if elected, he would turn t

Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee appeared on this morning's Meet The Press and proved beyond a doubt that if elected, he would turn this country into a theocracy. Huckabee has gone on record as taking sides with a televangelist over Congressional investigation and this morning he stood firm on his stance.

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Tim Russert pressed Huckabee about his association with Kenneth Copeland, a wealthy, predatory televangelist who is currently refusing to cooperate with an investigation by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee for serious violations, including using his ministry to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for Huckabee's campaign. Russert asks Huckabee if he's impeding a federal investigation by saying he sides with Copeland against Congress, to which the Huckster scoffs.

Huckabee claims to be a man of god - a man of the people, but when it comes right down to it, if it means money in his pocket, he sides with a wealthy charlatan who preys on the elderly, the sick and the poor to amass immense wealth and influence. That's not a very Christian thing to do, now is it, Mr. Huckabee? To further deflect from his disgraceful defense of Copeland, Mike takes a cheap shot at MoveOn and says they need to be investigated as well as all non-profit organizations.


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