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VP contender Karen Bass explains her 2010 remarks praising Scientology

Added 08-01-20 12:57:02pm EST - “Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) on Saturday sought to explain comments she made at the opening of a Scientology church in Los Angeles a decade? ago after the remarks drew renewed attention this week.” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “VP contender Karen Bass explains her 2010 remarks praising Scientology”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Rep. Karen BassKaren Ruth BassThe Hill's Campaign Report: Who will Biden pick to be his running mate? Clyburn: Biden needs VP pick who has 'a lot of passion' Fox's Perino says Biden won't pick Susan Rice because of fire from right MORE (D-Calif.) on Saturday sought to explain comments she made at the opening of a Scientology church in Los Angeles a decade ago after the remarks drew renewed attention this week.

Bass, who has served in Congress since 2011, is believed to be one of the finalists in consideration to be presumptive Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenHillicon Valley: Three arrested in Twitter hack | Trump pushes to break up TikTok | House approves 0M for election security Wisconsin Republicans raise questions about death of Black Trump supporter Trump holds mini-rally at Florida airport MORE's running mate in November. The recently circulated video shows Bass at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in 2010 for the Church of Scientology of Los Angeles, which had just been fully renovated, praising the church for its humanitarian efforts.

In the video, which was first highlighted this week by The Daily Caller, Bass is heard speaking to a large crowd at the ceremony that included Scientology leader David Miscavige.

“This day and this new Church of Scientology is an exciting moment because I know your goal and your commitment is truly to make a difference,” Bass said. “The Church of Scientology I know has made a difference, because your creed is a universal creed and one that speaks to all people everywhere."

Karen Bass in 2010 at a ribbon-cutting for a Scientology church: "That is why the words are exciting of your Founder L. Rob Hubbard...The Church of Scientology I know has made a difference, because your creed is a universal creed and one that speaks to all people everywhere" pic.twitter.com/EghkCwqHi6

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