Tapper quotes Bible passage in response to pro-Trump pastor who criticized Stormy Daniels

CNN’s Jake Tapper responded with a Bible passage after a pastor who supports President Trump criticized Stormy Daniels in a tweet.

“The funny thing is @realDonaldTrump is still the President and she’s still a hooker. #StormyDanielsDay,” Pastor Greg Locke, the founder of the Global Vision Bible Church in Tennessee, tweeted.

In response, Tapper sent out a series of tweets quoting a Bible passage.

“Luke 7: 37 A woman in that town who lived a sinful life learned that Jesus was eating at the Pharisee’s house, so she came there with an alabaster jar of perfume. As she stood behind him at his feet weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears,” Tapper tweeted.

Locke later responded to Tapper, calling it a “great passage” and accusing the CNN anchor of hating his “support of Trump.”

“He changed her life by love and grace. She didn’t continue living in it and then get on national television to garner more attention for her nonsense. Context is key. The fact is, you hate my support of Trump w/out a Bible,” Locke tweeted.

Tapper shot back, saying he has “complete indifference” to his feelings about any politician.

“But you might want to reconsider a refresher course. Hint: the passage is not ‘hey, go throw stones!'” Tapper tweeted.

Locke has in the past spurred controversy over posts on social media. He has been critical of media organizations in the past and has praised Trump.

The exchange came after “60 Minutes” on Sunday aired its highly anticipated interview with Daniels, during which the adult-film star revealed details about the affair she claims she had with Trump more than a decade ago.

Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, said she decided to speak publicly about the alleged affair because she felt she needed to defend herself and her family from legal and public scrutiny.

She said she felt compelled to set the record straight after a Wall Street Journal article revealed she had been paid $130,000 by Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, to keep quiet about the alleged affair.

Daniels filed a lawsuit earlier this month seeking to void the nondisclosure agreement, which her lawyer claims is invalid because it was never signed by Trump himself.

Trump’s lawyers have argued in subsequent court documents that Daniels repeatedly violated the nondisclosure agreement and could be forced to pay $20 million in damages.

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