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Following model and General Hospital star Antonio Sabato Jr.’s speech in support of Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention, the actor told ABC News that he “absolutely” believes President Barack Obama is a Muslim.
“Absolutely. That’s what I believe,” said Sabato. “And you know what, I have the right to believe that and you have the right to go against that, but I believe it. He grew up in that world.”
The actor, who has also appeared on Dancing With the Stars, continued to question Obama being Christian.
“First of all, I don’t believe that the guy is a Christian,” said Sabàto. “I don’t believe he follows the God that I love and the Jesus that I love.”
He added, “If you follow his story, if you read his book, if you understand about Obama, I mean, that’s not a Christian name, is it?”
When asked his thoughts on Obama seen attending church on multiple occasions, Sabato disagreed. “Actually he does not attend church. He actually has never talked about Jesus Christ once,” he said.
Sabato, who said that he was a Democrat eight years ago, claimed he didn’t vote for Obama during either of his presidential runs but acknowledged that he “actually liked the guy.”
“Seven years ago, I actually liked the guy. I was backing him up,” said Sabato. “Once he was elected the first time, I was backing him up because I love our president. I love this country, so even if I don’t agree with somebody I’m still going to back them up. This guy just made it really hard for me to support him.”
Sabato continued, saying that Obama’s agenda has “divided” the country and that under his presidency he’s “seen this country take a bad turn.” He also expressed that he has had conversations with police and the military who do not like the president either.
“He’s not supporting this country. I don’t believe he is…I believe that he’s on the other side…the Middle East. He’s with the bad guys.” He’s with them. He’s not with us. He’s not with this country.”
Watch Sabato Jr.’s inteview with ABC News and his speech at the GOP convention below.
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