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Latino pastor once critical of Trump invited to Inauguration Day ceremony

A Latino pastor who at one point condemned President-elect Donald Trump’s “deplorable rhetoric on Hispanics” has been invited to attend the Jan. 20 swearing-in ceremony – and he says he is happy to attend.

Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, leader of the largest Hispanic Christian organization in the country, said in statement he has enjoyed getting to know Trump and his team over the last few months.

“As a pastor, I know that faith holds our nation together and I count participating in the Inauguration of our nation’s 45th president as not just a patriotic honor, but as a sacred duty,” wrote Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC).

“We will stand not only before men, but before God Almighty Himself to seek His blessing and guidance. Let us begin now to pray for our new president and his administration, and imagine together a bright future for our exceptional nation.”

Rodriguez is among…[READ ENTIRE ARTICLE HERE: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/01/04/latino-pastor-once-critical-trump-invited-to-inauguration-day-ceremony.html ]