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Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction on Trump: "He's done more damage to the gospel religion than any other president.

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Jane's Addiction lead singer Perry Farrell mocked Donald Trump, claiming that the divisive president damaged the evangelical religion in the U.S., despite his attempts to use faith to strengthen his candidacy for reelection.

Sharing an article on declining church attendance in the U.S., Farrell said, "Our President is running on a platform of religion. He has done more (damage) to evangelical religion than any other president. Read on and weep.

Our president is running on a platform of religion. He has done more (damage) to the evangelical religion than any other president. Read it and weep. Churchttp: //churchleaders.com/pastors/pastor-articles/139575-7-startling-facts-an-up-close-look-at-church-attendance-in-america.html? Print

- Perry Farrell (@perryfarrell) June 26, 2020

He then followed the tweet, responding to a follower who anticipated a reaction from some fans of Jane's Addiction, in which he claimed to have conducted a study that considers the presence in the evangelical church "extremely backward".

I did a study this morning to find numbers of evangelical church attendance in excessive retreat. The president's claims that he did more for religion than any other president. True. I doubt he's aware that he really turned off their youth. Time for new leadership. God is loving ... https://t.co/trzFXmDtHh

- Perry Farrell (@perryfarrell) June 26, 2020

Trump has significantly increased its attempts to appeal to Christian voters in recent months. After Black Lives Matter protests in Washington DC, he went to cameras posing outside a church and holding a Bible, with protesters away from the area using tear gas.

He received criticism from several religious leaders, including the certain Reverend Mariann Budde, Episcopal bishop of Washington DC, who said she was "outraged" at the use of the church as "prop.

Farrell is no stranger to political criticism. Last year he told the NME about his "disappointing" meeting with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair in his battle to combat climate change. "It didn't work out," he said.

In the interview, he also took out British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. "I felt that [Tony Blair] was a nice man. At least he can comb his hair, for God's sake. This guy Boris combes his hair like a child! How do you trust a man who combes his hair like a five-year-old?

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