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Sat Nov 16, 2019, 05:40 PM

Bush Ethics Lawyer Suggests Trump's Spiritual Adviser Paula White Committing 'Fraud,' and Running





Bush Ethics Lawyer Suggests Trump's Spiritual Adviser Paula White Committing 'Fraud,' and Running a 'Ponzi Scheme'


https://www.newsweek.com/bush-ethics-lawyer-paula-white-1471524


By Jason Lemon On 11/13/19 at 10:55 AM EST

Trumpís Spiritual Adviser Warns Of Consequences From God If Followers Donít Send Appropriate Donations


Richard W. Painter, who served as the chief ethics lawyer in President George W. Bush's White House, blasted President Donald Trump's personal spiritual adviser Paula White, suggesting the religious leader was committing "fraud" and running a "Ponzi scheme."

The White House recently announced that White, who previously served as the senior pastor of New Destiny Christian Center in Florida, would officially spearhead Trump's Faith and Opportunity Initiative. Since taking on the official role, the prominent televangelist has continued to sell religious items that she claims will provide spiritual and material benefits to buyers.

"This 'prosperity gospel' scam by ⁦@Paula_White⁩ tests the boundaries between 'religious freedom' and criminal mail fraud and wire fraud," Painter argued in a Wednesday morning tweet. "'Send me money and God will make you rich.' Now she uses her White House position to make her sales pitch."

On Tuesday, Painter raised related concerns about White. "Paula White now is running her faith based Ponzi scheme from inside the White House," he wrote in a tweet, sharing a link to a Newsweek article that reported on criticism of Trump's adviser. '"Send me your January paycheck and God will pay you back with interest .... [perhaps out of somebody else's February paycheck],'" he added.
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Back in January of 2018, White, whose net worth is estimated to be around $5 million,
appealed to her followers to send their first paychecks of the year to support her ministry. She warned that those who did not obey the call would face "consequences" from God......................................................

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Sat Nov 16, 2019, 05:43 PM

1. False Prophet or Profit. Karma's knocking

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Sat Nov 16, 2019, 06:32 PM

2. So many grifters, so little time

What's a girl to do?

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Sat Nov 16, 2019, 07:33 PM

3. Bush. Ethics. Lawyer

Yeah, takes one con to recognize another.

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Sat Nov 16, 2019, 08:59 PM

4. It's the least you could do to honor the great Christian...

That canít think of anything he needs forgiveness for.

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Sat Nov 16, 2019, 11:54 PM

5. Prosperity Gospel seems to work much better for its promoters than the followers.

Prosperity Gospel seems to work much better for its promoters than the followers.

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