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Liberty University Sues Jerry Falwell Jr. For $10 Million: Withheld Damaging Scandal And Booze “Impairment”

The New York Times reports: Liberty University has sued Jerry Falwell Jr. for $10 million, exacerbating the messy divorce between the Christian university and its former president whose family name has been synonymous with the university since its founding. The new suit, which alleges breach of contract and fiduciary duty, claims that Mr. Falwell withheld scandalous and potentially damaging information …

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Falwell’s Son Out As Vice President Of Liberty University

Politico reports: The son of Jerry Falwell Jr. is out of his job as vice president at Liberty University nearly eight months after his father resigned as president of the Christian school amid allegations of inappropriate personal behavior and financial self-dealing. Liberty University spokesperson Scott Lamb on Wednesday confirmed to POLITICO that Trey Falwell was “no longer employed by the …

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Falwell Posts Vax Selfie, Says Get Yours So My “Nutcase Gov Will Have Less Reasons For Mindless Restrictions”

The Hill reports: Jerry Falwell Jr. on Thursday said he received his COVID-19 vaccination and encouraged others to do the same, while in the same online post knocking what he called Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s (D) “mindless restrictions.” “Got the 1st Moderna vaccination today!” Falwell wrote in a post on Instagram, calling on his followers to “get vaccinated so our …

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Falwell Attempting Comeback At Liberty University

Politico reports: “Congratulations on an exciting 14-9 win over NCAA team from Walsh University in North Canton, OH!” Falwell wrote on Instagram on March 13, beneath photos of a Liberty lacrosse game and himself in the stands with daughter and wife, Becki. “Didn’t realize LaCrosse was so much fun to watch.” The posting struck some in the Liberty community as …

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Jerry Falwell Jr. Hospitalized For Blood Clots In Lungs

The Roys Report reports: Jerry Falwell, Jr., announced on Instagram that he’s been in and out of the hospital four times over the past seven months for pulmonary emboli—blockages in the arteries of the lungs, which can be life-threatening. The disgraced, former president of Liberty University (LU) also signaled that he plans to stay connected with Liberty, despite resigning amidst …

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Trump Executive Order Set Stage For Falwell’s Grifting

Politico reports: Former Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr.’s decision to spend millions of university dollars on Republican political causes followed an executive order by President Donald Trump directing the Internal Revenue Service to avoid whenever possible investigating religious organizations veering into politics. Trump issued the order in 2017. The following year, under Falwell’s leadership, the university directed more than …

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Liberty University Spent Millions Promoting Trump

Politico reports: After shocking many in the evangelical movement by endorsing Donald Trump over other Republicans for the 2016 presidential nomination, Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. pumped millions of the nonprofit religious institution’s funds into Republican causes and efforts to promote the Trump administration, blurring the lines between education and politics. The culmination of his efforts was the creation …

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Falwell Drops Defamation Suit Against Liberty University

The Lynchburg News & Advance reports: Former Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. has dropped a lawsuit alleging the evangelical Christian institution he led for 13 years defamed him after he resigned in scandal this summer. Lawyers for Falwell notified Lynchburg Circuit Court on Wednesday that their client will not pursue his claim that the school damaged his reputation by …

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Christian Think Tank Celebrates Anniversary With No Mention Of Co-Founder Jerry “Literal Cuck” Falwell Jr.

Peter Montgomery reports at Right Wing Watch: Liberty University’s Falkirk Center celebrated its one-year anniversary this week. The Center describes its purpose as “educating, inspiring, and mobilizing Christians in the battle to preserve American liberty and rally citizens in an effort to shape government policies, national institutions, and American society through a Biblical worldview.” The anniversary blog post included no …

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Jerry Falwell Jr. Sues Liberty University: You Damaged My Reputation And The Lincoln Project Is Behind It All

Via press release from Jerry Falwell Jr.’s lawyers: Today, Jerry Falwell, Jr., the former President and Chancellor of Liberty University, sued the school founded by his father, Dr. Jerry Falwell, which Falwell, Jr. saved from financial collapse and built into the leading Evangelical Christian university in the world over his 13-year stewardship as President. In his Complaint filed in the …

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Liberty University Pays Jerry Falwell Jr. Two Years Salary

Lynchburg’s NBC News affiliate reports: Liberty University said it paid its recently resigned president, Jerry Falwell Jr., the two years’ base salary owed under his employment contract Tuesday. The Lynchburg, Virginia-based Christian university issued a brief statement about the compensation that did not provide an exact figure but said previous “media reports regarding the size and terms” of Falwell’s severance …

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WaPo Does Deep-Dive Into Falwell’s Pool Boy Scandal

The Washington Post today published a deep-dive into the still unfolding Falwell scandal. Much of what they report may be familiar to those who have closely followed the story, but one section bears re-emphasizing: It was around that time that Michael Cohen got involved. The Falwells had met Cohen during Trump’s visit to Liberty University in 2012. In his new …

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REPORT: Jerry Falwell Jr. Injured In Drunken Fall

The Huffington Post reports: One week after Reuters published an explosive report on an alleged sexual and financial relationship between Jerry Falwell Jr., his wife and a Miami man named Giancarlo Granda, responders were called to the Falwells’ house in Bedford County, Virginia. According to records and 911 audio obtained by HuffPost, on the night of Aug. 30, Jerry Falwell …

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Pool Boy: The Falwells Are “Relentlessly Harassing Me”

Fox News reports: “I was afraid for a long time and was constantly reminded by the Falwells of how they would come after me if I spoke the truth, which is why it took so long to speak up,” Giancarlo Granda told Fox News in an exclusive interview. Since the scandal broke last month, Granda claims the Falwells “have been …

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Liberty Employees Warned: Don’t Speak With Falwell

The Lynchburg News & Advance reports: Liberty University’s top lawyer instructed staff members to refrain from communicating with ousted former president Jerry Falwell Jr., who he warned had placed “uncomfortable” calls to various employees in the days following his resignation. In an email obtained by The News & Advance, David Corry, Liberty’s general counsel, informed employees they are barred from …

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Cohen: Falwell’s Endorsement Was Payoff For Photos

Reuters reports: In “Disloyal: The Memoir,” Cohen describes thinking that his involvement in the Falwell photo matter would be a “catch and kill” — the practice of American tabloids to obtain and then suppress unfavorable stories about celebrities — “but in this case it was just going to be kill.” He later writes: “In good time, I would call in …

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Evangelical Leader: Satan Is Undermining Liberty U

From the American Family Association’s OneNewsNow: “We need to pray for him and pray for America because his support for Donald Trump was paramount to victory in 2016,” comments Dr. Charles McVety, president of Canada Christian College. “I just hope that him crashing like this won’t harm the evangelical vote in 2020.” Dr. McVety, who has a daughter attending Liberty’s …

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Falwell Tells Reuters “You Do Not Want To Mess With Me” When They Probe His Financial Deals With Liberty

Reuters reports: In 2001, property records show, Falwell set up a private company while he was a lawyer for Liberty, used it to buy an undeveloped tract of land from the school, and then developed a strip mall on the plot. The company sold the property five years later at a significant premium. In 2005, property records show, Falwell again …

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Charlie Kirk: Historically, “This Is Not A Pandemic”

“We’re living in the most peaceful time in human history. I know that we see nothing but riots, and arson, all of this. We’re actually — we have no major world wars going on, no major famines. “We do have a pandemic but by historical standards this is not a pandemic. Meaning, like, historically — no it is. I’m just …

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BREAKING: Liberty University Reveals Investigation Into Falwell Over “Financial, Real Estate, And Legal Matters”

Via press release from Liberty University: This past week challenged all of us to the core. While we had been willing to extend grace and understanding to Jerry Falwell, Jr. before, once the revelations about his past personal life came more fully to light, we acted swiftly and decisively to ask for his immediate resignation, which we received. Some may …

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