The State of the Union address got tense Tuesday night with President Trump turning before shaking Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's hand and Pelosi tearing the President's speech as it came to an end. Amid the political tension, here are three biblical responses to the divisions in our nation.
Based on this anecdotal evidence, I know that a lot of evangelicals will vote for Trump again. I’ve even met a few evangelicals who voted for a third-party candidate in 2016 but plan to vote for Trump in 2020 because he appoints conservative Supreme Court justices, fights for religious liberty (as defined by conservative evangelicals) and defends the interests of Israel. But I have also met people who voted for Trump in 2016 and are looking for a justification — any justification — to vote for a Democrat in 2020.
When the final vote comes to impeach the president in the Senate, sixty-seven senators will be required to convict the president. While this is considered highly unlikely, note that a number of Americans smaller than the smallest county in America (Kalawao County, Hawaii, with eighty-eight residents) could remove a president from office for the first time in US history.