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Trump Evangelical Advisor Bishop Harry Jackson Jr. Dies Weeks After White House COVID-19 Outbreak

Hope Christian Church Official Says They Don’t Know 66-Year-Old Pastor’s Cause of Death

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(Photo: Courtesy of Bishop Harry Jackson Jr.)

Bishop Harry Jackson Jr., a prominent conservative pastor and evangelical adviser to President Donald Trump, has died, according to his church.

Jackson, 66, died Monday (Nov. 9), according to a statement posted on the website of Hope Christian Church in Beltsville, Maryland, where he was senior pastor.

“It is with a heavy heart that we notify you that our beloved Bishop Harry R. Jackson, Jr. has transitioned to be with the Lord on November 9, 2020,” the statement read. “Please pray for the Jackson family’s comfort and respect their right to privacy at this time.”

The Rev. Rickardo Bodden, chief of staff of Hope Christian Church, told Religion News Service he did not know the cause of Jackson’s death.

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