Democrat Sen. Booker must be a little weak on his understanding of the Constitution of the United States. That is the Constitution that he took an oath to observe, protect and defend. In his questioning of Mike Pompeo, he has overlooked or ignored Article VI of the U.S. Constitution: “No religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office of public Trust under the United States.” The Senator more than likely understands this but is counting on his supporters to nod their heads that Booker is doing the right thing and is morally correct.
As Written and Reported By Ken Klukowski for Breitbart:
WASHINGTON, DC – Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) announced on Friday that he will vote against CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s nomination to become secretary of state because of Pompeo’s beliefs on marriage and sexuality — beliefs consistent with Pompeo’s Christian faith. Conservative leaders are now denouncing Booker’s vote as a violation of the Constitution’s Religious Test Clause.
Booker sharply questioned Pompeo on Thursday during the nominee’s confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, referring to words Pompeo spoke at a church in his district when the current director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was still serving in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Pompeo has also supported efforts to defend marriage as the union between one man and one woman. Those beliefs are consistent with mainstream Christian beliefs.
Booker announced on Facebook late Friday that he will vote against Pompeo, saying that the former congressman’s religious beliefs on these issues make him unfit to serve in federal office representing the United States. “I believe you can’t lead the people if you don’t love the people,” Booker wrote. The senator then quotes…..
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