Pence Falsely Claims Mayor Pete Criticized His Christian Faith, Plays The Victim

Vice President Mike Pence falsely claimed that South Bend, Indiana Maypr and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg attacked his Christian faith.

Buttigieg addressed Pence’s anti-gay record in a speech on April 7: “That’s the thing I wish the Mike Pences of the world would understand. That if you got a problem with who I am, your problem is not with me — your quarrel, sir, is with my creator.”

In response, Pence falsely claimed that Buttigieg criticized his “Christian faith” and played the victim:

He said some things that are critical of my Christian faith and about me personally. And he knows better. He knows me.

Pence affirmed that he still opposes same-sex marriag per his faith, but bragged about having “fully implemented” the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision in Indiana when he was governor, even though he had no choice but to do so per the Supremacy Clause in the U.S. Constitution.

(Source: CNBC)

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