Trump counts himself amongst "Americans who kneel to God and no one else"

During Friday's "Save America" rally, Trump backed Arizona Gov. candidate Kari Lake, who called him "Superman"

By Kelly McClure

Nights & Weekends Editor

Published July 23, 2022 9:08AM (EDT)

Former President Donald Trump speaks at a ‘Save America’ rally in support of Arizona GOP candidates on July 22, 2022 in Prescott Valley, Arizona.  (Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Former President Donald Trump speaks at a ‘Save America’ rally in support of Arizona GOP candidates on July 22, 2022 in Prescott Valley, Arizona. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

During a speech given at the "Save America" rally held in Prescott Valley, Arizona Friday night, Former President Trump showed his support for Republican candidates Kari Lake for governor and Blake Masters for the U.S. Senate and endeared himself to religious voters in attendance. 

"We will never give in, we will never yield, we will never, ever, ever back down," Trump said as he lead the rally. "As long as we are unified, the tyrants we are against do not stand a chance because we are Americans who kneel to God and no one else."

Emphasizing the importance of midterm elections, Trump said "We are just four months away from the most important election in America's history. If we do not get this done then it is going to be tragic."

As highlighted in coverage of the event from outlets such as Fox News, Trump dropped several hints during the rally on the possibility of him running for president in 2024.

"Take the five worst presidents put them together and it would not be worse than Biden's damage," Trump said ". . .We may have to do it again."


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"We will make America wealthy again. We will make America strong again. We will make America proud again. We will make America safe again. And we will make America great again," Trump said further on into his speech.

Going on to question what Fox News referred to as the "Democratic agenda" in their coverage of Trump's speech, the Former President said "They do not believe in God, they do not believe in oil, they do not believe in the 2nd Amendment – and they want to win elections?"

Republican candidate Kari Lake, honored by Trump during the event, said of the Former President at the close of his speech "We can't wait for Superman to save us, we have to get involved . . . "I believe Superman is coming back and hopefully soon. And when he does, we will be by his side."


By Kelly McClure

Kelly McClure is a journalist and fiction writer who lives in New Orleans. She is Salon's Nights and Weekends editor, and her work has been featured in Vulture, The A.V. Club, Vanity Fair, Cosmopolitan, Nylon, Vice, and elsewhere. She is the author of Something is Always Happening Somewhere

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