Reince Priebus

27th White House Chief of Staff

Defended his opposition to marriage equality by saying “marriage is a gift from God…. There are certain legal definitions that are not just legal and not just protected by our Constitution but they’re also protected by the sanctity of marriage given to us by God.”

—Erroneously claimed “the facts say ... the best scenario for kids is a loving mom and dad.”

Vowed to use his RNC position to be “as strong on these social issues as [a pastor is] willing to be on Sunday morning.” (*audio comes at :31)


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