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According to Trump, evangelical leaders are “disloyal.” His true concern is more extensive.

Trump wanted to plant a flag so big and so beautiful that no other Republican would dare challenge him. That is not what happened. Some of those who backed him in 2016 didn’t rush to re-up their subscriptions for the next cycle, and he takes it as a sign of disloyalty. Frida Ghitis: Evangelical leaders were slow to align with Trump but eventually did so because they read the room. She says now they’re reading the room again, and it’s likely spooking Trump that his election in could change their view of him.