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Sanders Didn’t Call Christianity Insulting

Q: Did Sen. Bernie Sanders say that Christianity is an insult to Muslims?

A: He didn’t say that. He criticized a statement made by a presidential nominee as Islamophobic.

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In June 2017, Sen. Bernie Sanders criticized a presidential nominee’s statement that Muslims have a “deficient theology” and “stand condemned” because “they have rejected Jesus Christ.” Sanders said nothing about Christianity being an insult to Muslims.

The exchange between Sanders and Russell Vought — which happened during a  on Vought’s nomination to be deputy director of the Office of

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