Scott Howell says Democratic National Convention has 'Mormon moments,' too
Howell totes scriptures around with him at DNC
"We can have open and good discussion with our Republican brothers and sisters," he said. "But when we walk into the chapel we should leave our political differences out in the parking lot."
But what if those political differences pit you against a Mormon candidate for president of the United States?
"Then we do what we always do as Mormons," he said. "We study the candidates and the issues. We ponder and pray about the decision, and then we go out and vote for whoever we truly think is best for the job."
Thankfully, he said, "we have two good men running for president."
Howell said he was also invited to give one of the prayers at the Democratic National Convention, but he had to decline.
"I just couldn't afford to spend any more time away from my campaign in Utah," he said. "In fact, I wasn't planning on coming to the convention at all, but when I was invited to represent the church during the panel discussion and to participate in the LDS Democrats meeting, I just couldn't pass it up. This was a dream come true for me. It was one of those 'Mormon moments.' Just unbelievable."
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