MSNBC Guest Claims Christians Raising Hands at Prayer Rally Used a ‘Nazi Salute’

MSNBC guest and lawyer Tristan Snell said Christians raising their hands in prayer at a rally in Pennsylvania were giving a ‘Nazi salute.’

QUICK FACTS:
  • Tristan Snell, a lawyer and frequent MSNBC guest, claims Christians who were raising their hands at a prayer rally supporting Pennsylvania’s Republican Gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano were using the same salute practiced by Nazi’s.
  • “Yes, this is a Nazi salute, at a Doug Mastriano campaign event in Pennsylvania. In 2022,” Snell commented on a clip of the crowd raising their hands in prayer with evangelical leader Lance Wallnau. “Democracy is literally on the ballot in November,” Snell continued.
  • The clip reveals Wallnau asking the crowd to rise and raise their hands for a prayer rally in support of Mastriano’s campaign.
  • “Father I pray, that indeed Pennsylvania will be like Little Round Top, and America will have a new birth of liberty,” Wallnau said.
TWITTER ADDS DISCLAIMER TO CLIP TWEET:

“This group is engaging in a group prayer not a Nazi salute. Praying with arms outstretched is one of the historic postures of prayer,” TWITTER ADDED IN A CONTEXT BOX.

BACKGROUND:
  • Snell, founder of ‘Main Street Law,’ is a “legal commentator on law, tech, and media” and has appeared on CNN and MSNBC.
  • The lawyer claims his biggest success includes the “prosecution of Trump University,” according to his website.