Liberty Alums Give Back Diploma in Trump Protest

Liberty Alums Give Back Diploma in Trump Protest

Those alumni say they're specifically protesting Jerry Falwell Jr.'s support of Trump's comments about the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

"He has inside information that I don't have", Falwell said.

Radditz asked him why, if these historical purists were decent people, did they stay when it became apparent they were at a rally with neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan.

He explained what he meant by his compliment on ABC's This Week today. 'And that's something a leader should do. The president later condemned the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and white supremacists by name. "The Chancellor then characterized Mr. Trump's remarks, which included the claim that some of the persons marching as white nationalists and white supremacists at the rally were "very fine people, ' as 'bold" and 'truthful.' This is incompatible with Liberty University's stated values, and incompatible with a Christian witness".

Despite the resistance from the student body, Falwell did not retract his comments or back down, though he did share another tweet attempting to clarify his comments.

"I'm still intrigued by your idea that Donald Trump somehow knows there were some good people there", she added. 'I think he saw videos of who was there. "I don't know. But he had information I didn't have".

'The media has tried to paint this as Republican versus Democrat, black versus white, Jew versus gentile, but it's just pure evil versus good, ' Falwell continued.

We expect our religious leaders to condemn racism and other moral diseases, and to urge their followers and indeed the entire nation to form a more ideal union.

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When Falwell first endorsed Trump, the university clarified that he was speaking as a private citizen. He said "many of those people" were there to protest the proposed removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee that stands in Charlottesville's Emancipation Park and questioned if George Washington and Thomas Jefferson would be in the crosshairs next.

"He made it clear there was no moral equivalency between the two", Falwell insisted. 'That's wrong. That's just evil.

It's hard to understand why a handful of miffed college graduates would take issue with Falwell's tweet or his support for the president.

"He said that is something for the officials to determine". 'He said you can call it terrorism, you can call it evil, you can call it murder.

"I'm not sure if I'm going to sign it myself", Gaumer said. But he never said it was not terrorism'.

This morning, Trump said Falwell was "fantastic", probably because he loves it when people publicly humiliate themselves out of loyalty to him.

'All of us could, ' the faith leader replied. "But at least he's not politically correct". I admire that in a leader.

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