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Michael Flynn calls for singular religion in America and compares Nancy Pelosi to Pontius Pilate


Donald Trump‘s former national security adviser Michael Flynn called on America to have just one religion and lashed out at Nancy Pelosi over the indictment of fellow Trump loyalist Steve Bannon. 

‘If we are going to have one nation under God, which we must, we have to have one religion. One nation under God, and one religion under God,’ Flynn said, speaking at at a ‘ReAwaken America’ event in San Antonio, Texas, on Friday.

Flynn, an avowed Christian, did not specify which religion the country should follow but he didn’t spare the House Speaker from his Biblical wrath for persecuting Bannon, Trump’s former White House strategist.

Flynn called Bannon’s indictment on Friday for failing to comply with a subpoena from the House committee investigating the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol an ‘abuse of freedom of speech’ and argued that the investigation was ‘insurrection crucifixion.’ 

‘We’ve talked about this nonsense going on with what I call the insurrection crucifixion and Nancy Pelosi is the Pontius Pilate. She’s the Pontius Pilate,’ he said. ‘This is the crucifixion of our First Amendment freedom to speak, freedom to peacefully assemble. It’s unbelievable.’ 

He continued: ‘Steve Bannon was indicted today for freedom of speech basically, an abuse of freedom of speech.’

Speaking on Friday, former national security advisor Michael Flynn argued in favor of a singular religion in the US. He said: ‘If we are going to have one nation under God, which we must, we have to have one religion’

The retired Army lieutenant general also addressed the recent indictment of former White House strategist Steve Bannon (pictured), who is accused of failing to comply with a subpoena from the House committee investigating the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol

Flynn called Bannon's indictment an 'abuse of freedom of speech' and argued that the investigation was 'insurrection crucifixion' led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (right), whom he compared to Pontius Pilate - the man who ordered the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in the Bible

Flynn also discussed the recent indictment of Steve Bannon (left) which he claimed was an ‘insurrection crucifixion’ led by Nancy Pelosi (right), whom he compared to Pontius Pilate

Flynn, who was pardoned by Trump last year after pleading guilty in December 2017 to lying to the FBI, stirred up controversy with his singular religion comments.

While some Americans have reaffirmed their support for the conservative, his critics have expressed outrage, even calling the former security advisor a ‘traitor’.

‘We stand with General Flynn,’ Rep. Josh Mandel (R-Ohio) tweeted.

‘I’m Catholic and do we really want government to force everyone to go to confession?’ Rep. Ted Lieu (D-California) wrote. ‘Sure glad we live in a Constitutional Republic instead of a theocracy,’ 

Columnist and author Wajahat Ali also criticized the retired general, saying: ‘Michael Flynn, who is a traitor and apparently doesn’t understand or know the Constitution, was Trump’s National Security Advisor.’

While some Americans have reaffirmed their support for the Flynn, his critics have expressed outrage, even calling the former security advisor a 'traitor'

While some Americans have reaffirmed their support for the Flynn, his critics have expressed outrage, even calling the former security advisor a ‘traitor’ 

Flynn is no stranger to political controversy. In fact, he was under fire last July after he made a joke about wanting to assassinate unnamed politicians.

Video showed Flynn on stage at an event as he is being presented an AR-15. 

‘Maybe I’ll find somebody in Washington, D.C.’ Flynn joked when he received the gift.

The former national security advisor also has a history of spreading conspiracy theories and at one point touting that COVID-19 vaccines were being added to salad dressing.

‘Somebody sent me a thing this morning where they’re talking about putting the vaccine into salad dressing, or salads,’ Flynn said during a September interview. ‘I’m thinking to myself, this is the Bizarro World, right?’ 

He also alleged that the pandemic was fabricated to distract from the 2020 presidential election.

‘When you look around the world, why do all these places not have the problems that we keep getting beat over the head and shoulders on in this country when it comes to COVID?’ he questioned in May.

Flynn (pictured speaking during Friday's event) recently embarked on the ReAwaken America tour with Thrivetime Show Podcast host Clay Clark and several other Trump loyalists including Roger Stone, Mike Lindell, Lin Wood and InfoWars host Alex Jones

Flynn (pictured speaking during Friday’s event) recently embarked on the ReAwaken America tour with Thrivetime Show Podcast host Clay Clark and several other Trump loyalists including Roger Stone, Mike Lindell, Lin Wood and InfoWars host Alex Jones

‘Why? Because everything, everything, and this is my truth, what I believe, everything is a distraction to what happened on November 3.

‘Everything we hear about COVID, and how COVID started before November 3, it is all meant to control, it is all meant to gain control of a society to be able to force decisions on society, instead of allowing ‘we the people’ to make decisions.’ 

Flynn served as former President Trump’s first security advisor until he resigned in February 2017 after only serving in the position for 22 days. 

He pleaded guilty in December 2017 to lying to the FBI about conversations he had with the former Russian ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak. He was pardoned by Trump in 2020.

Flynn has recently embarked on the ReAwaken America tour with Thrivetime Show Podcast host Clay Clark and several other Trump loyalists, including Roger Stone, Mike Lindell, Lin Wood and InfoWars host Alex Jones.

The tour is expected to hold conferences in Dallas, Phoenix and Redmond, Oregon in the coming weeks.

The tour continues as Trump's longtime advisor Steve Bannon (pictured with the former president in 2017) was indicted Friday for refusing to testify to the congressional committee investigating the Capitol riot, the Justice Department announced

The tour continues as Trump’s longtime advisor Steve Bannon (pictured with the former president in 2017) was indicted Friday for refusing to testify to the congressional committee investigating the Capitol riot, the Justice Department announced 

Bannon, who investigators suspect could have information on links between the White House and the Trump supporters who invaded the Capitol on Jan. 6 (pictured), was charged with two counts of contempt - for ignoring subpoenas to appear for a deposition and for failing to supply documents to the committee

Bannon, who investigators suspect could have information on links between the White House and the Trump supporters who invaded the Capitol on Jan. 6 (pictured), was charged with two counts of contempt – for ignoring subpoenas to appear for a deposition and for failing to supply documents to the committee 

It comes as Trump’s longtime advisor Steve Bannon was indicted Friday for refusing to testify to the congressional committee investigating the Capitol riot, the Justice Department announced.

Bannon, who investigators suspect could have information on links between the White House and the Trump supporters who invaded the Capitol, was charged with two counts of contempt – for ignoring subpoenas to appear for a deposition and for failing to supply documents to the committee.

The House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 Attack subpoenaed Bannon, 67, on September 23. 

He was among the first of dozens of people who have been called to testify on the violent attack that shut down Congress as it convened to certify Joe Biden’s election win over Trump two months earlier. 





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