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<p>(CNN) &mdash; Pat Robertson, the evangelical Christian who once suggested God was punishing Americans with Hurricane Katrina, says a &ldquo;pact to the devil&rdquo; brought on the devastating earthquake in Haiti.</p><p>Robertson, the host of the &ldquo;700 Club,&rdquo; blamed the tragedy on something that &ldquo;happened a long time ago in Haiti, and people might not want to talk about it.&rdquo;</p><p>The Haitians &ldquo;were under the heel of the French. You know, Napoleon III and whatever,&rdquo; Robertson said on his broadcast Wednesday. &ldquo;And they got together and swore a pact to the devil. They said, &lsquo;We will serve you if you will get us free from the French.&rsquo; True story. And so, the devil said, &lsquo;OK, it&rsquo;s a deal.&rsquo; &rdquo; Native Haitians defeated French colonists in 1804 and declared independence. -Watch the video- …And <em>this </em>is your Certified Scoop</p><p><strong>Follow Us On Twitter @certifiedscoop</strong></p>