According to liberal Christian civil rights leader Rev. William Barber II, evangelical leaders who gathered at the White House to pray over President Donald Trump last week have violated “the sacred principles of religion” and have committed “theological malpractice.” Barber, who is the head NAACP chapter in North Carolina and pastors the Disciples of Christ congregation Greenleaf Christian Church in Goldsboro, appeared as a guest on MSNBC Saturday and

commented on the widely publicized photo shared by Trump evangelical advisor Johnnie Moore on Twitter. The photo showed evangelical leaders laying hands on Trump as they prayed over him in the Oval Office. Host Joy Reid specifically asked Barber what he thought of the “laying on of hands and this embrace of Donald Trump by the evangelical right, of the Christian right.”  READ MORE