Trump Mocks Flint Pastor Who Interrupted His Speech, Says She Was A ‘Nervous Mess’

FLINT (WWJ) – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was stopped mid-speech when he started giving a fiery political speech in a church.

Saying it wasn’t part of the agreed-upon script, the Flint pastor stopped Trump, interrupted his talk and redirected him.

Rev Faith Green Timmons speaks before Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at the Bethel United Methedoist Church on September 14, 2016 in Flint, Michigan. (Mandel Ngan//AFP/Getty Images)

Rev Faith Green Timmons speaks before Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at the Bethel United Methodist Church on September 14, 2016 in Flint, Michigan. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Speaking only to WWJ Newsradio 950, Pastor Faith Green-Timmons of Flint’s Bethel United Methodist Church says Trump was only supposed to speak on the Flint water crisis and not get political.

“He said he’s going to do one thing, he’s doing another,” said Green-Timmons. “I could see he had three more pages of words to say, and I in no way wished to disrespect him, however, I needed him to stick to what he agreed upon. That was my only intent.”

Pastor Green-Timmons says the goal was to keep everyone respectful.

On the other side, Trump later reacted in usual fashion to the pastor’s interruption. He made fun of her on television.

“Something was up,’ he said later on the ‘Fox & Friends’ program “She was a nervous mess, and so I figured something — I figured something was up, really.

He added: “So she had that in mind. There’s no question about it.”

Green-Timmons said nothing of the sort was planned, though she had earlier deleted a Facebook post saying she was spoiling for a fight.

“I am a person of integrity, and when you come to me and say what your desire is — I honor that desire,” says Green-Timmons. “When he went beyond that it was not easy to do by I felt it had to be done.

“I made sure that they understood – this is my church and God’s church and I’m the pastor – we will all do what we came here to do — I’ll listen to one another respectfully.”

She said she addressed protesters in the same spirit of discourse.

“I told the hecklers the same thing, ‘no, you will respect him, he will be respected and I will be respected’ so I shut them down as well.”

Green-Timmons says aside from that, Trump’s visit was smooth with the candidate handing out water and talking with a family affected by the crisis.

He’s visited Detroit and Flint in recent weeks on a reported outreach effort to garner African American votes an reassure suburban voters that he’s not racist or bigoted.

 

 

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  1. Saying “something was up with her” is considered making fun of? Wonder if she would have stopped Hillary from ripping on Trump? Guess we will never know unless the pastor throws a fundraiser for her to come speak at.

    1. Jeff I doubt there would have been a need to interrupt Clinton as she would have stayed on script. Your guy Drumpf is a lying sob and should be called on it every time. Something the media seems to be so shy to do. As for his remark I agree it goes a bit far to say he made fun of her but in typical fashion he spun his foiled attempt to attack Clinton implying there is a sinister plot afoot to stop him. His supporters are too blinded to see that he’s sowing the seed of conspiracy so he can spin his defeat to blame others

    2. Alexa Thorton says:

      Of course not! She set up Trump! What a hypocrite!!!!

    3. Toc7 says:

      What unmitigated gall from Timmons and utter arrogance to unnecessarily redress a presidential candidate likely to be president. She would have never interrupted and insulted Hillary or Obama in that way. And no to Mark Milligan. Hillary would have not stayed on topic any better. Good grief

  2. Frank Brandon says:

    How did he make fun of her? and Mark Milligan, Cankles Clinton lies every time she opens her mouth…when she is standing that is and the secret service isn’t boosting her up.

  3. Die-Hard-Democrat says:

    Good for you pastor. You did what no MAN has ever been able to d. Forget the naysayers.

    Wish more MEN had the Brawn like you.

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