The Reverend Rob Schenck, president of the National Clergy Council and its affiliate, Faith and Action in the Nation's Capital, returned today to
Reverend Schenck, who also serves as chair of the Committee on Church and Society for the Evangelical Church Alliance, America's oldest association of Evangelical clergy, said about the Romney and McCain meetings “I was able to get a read of these two men away from the cameras, the reporters and rah-rah audiences. These were honest, candid dialogues on critically important aspects of Governor Romney's and Senator McCain's personal and political principles. We got a pretty good assessment of where they are on the key issues for traditional Christians and particularly for Evangelicals. I was impressed by both, but especially Mitt Romney."
Reverend Schenck has met previously with Senator Sam Brownback of
Senator Brownback is a Roman Catholic, having been raised a Methodist who later attended evangelical churches. Mitt Romney, a Mormon, served one term as governor of
Reverend Schenck is seeking similar meetings with the other '08 presidential candidates from all parties.