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POOL BOY DEUX: Falwell Steered Liberty U Real Estate Deal To Benefit His 23 Year Old Male Personal Trainer

Reuters reports: Evangelical leader and prominent Donald Trump backer Jerry Falwell Jr personally approved real estate transactions by his nonprofit Christian university that helped his personal fitness trainer obtain valuable university property, according to real estate records, internal university emails and interviews. Around 2011, Falwell, president of Liberty University in Virginia, and his wife, Rebecca, began personal fitness training sessions …

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Samantha Bee: Did Someone Fuck The Pool Boy?

“Why would Jerry Falwell Jr. – the chancellor of a school with a longstanding anti-LGBTQ history – put up $1.8 million to invest in a gay-friendly hostel with a man he only recently met? “And why did Michael Cohen step in when things got acrimonious and somebody threatened to release racy and compromising photos of Falwell’s wife? “Did Cohen want …

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Jerry Falwell: Trump’s Blasphemy Isn’t A “Deal-Breaker”

Some evangelicals are increasingly upset about Trump’s regular use of “goddamn” but Jerry Falwell isn’t one of them. “We all wish he would be a little more careful with his language, but it’s not anything that’s a deal breaker, and it’s not something we’re going to get morally indignant about,” said Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr., one of Trump’s …

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Jerry Falwell Faces Backlash After Attacking Evangelical For Criticizing Trump’s Treatment Of Migrant Children

The Hill reports: Evangelical leader Jerry Falwell Jr. on Tuesday defended the Trump administration amid criticism over conditions migrant children have faced in U.S. detention facilities. Falwell lashed out at Russell D. Moore, a theologian and president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, for criticizing the administration following reports of detained migrant children held in unsanitary and inadequate conditions. …

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Miami Herald: We Saw Naked Photos Of Falwell’s Wife

The Miami Herald reports: Jerry Falwell Jr., 57, who took over the mantel of Liberty University following the death of his father, the Rev. Jerry Falwell Sr., has denied the suggestion that in 2015 he sought help from Michael Cohen, who told actor Tom Arnold in a surreptitiously taped conversation that he embarked on a mission to recover “personal” photographs …

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Lawsuit Docs Shed Light On Falwell’s Pool Boy Deal

The Miami Herald reports: New court documents offer a peek into how evangelist Jerry Falwell Jr. wound up in the South Beach hotel business with former Fontainebleau Hotel pool attendant Giancarlo Granda. The latest twist involves a top aide to the chairwoman of the Miami-Dade County Commission, who is suing Falwell over what he says was a promised share of …

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Jerry Falwell’s Pool Boy: Stop Calling Me “Pool Boy”

Yesterday Reuters reported that Michael Cohen recorded a phone call with Jerry Falwell Jr. in which the evangelical leader pleaded for help in destroying “racy” personal photos that should be “kept between a husband and wife.” Cohen reportedly then flew to Florida where he met with a lawyer who supposedly handed over the photos for destruction, one of which Cohen …

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Falwell: There Are No Compromising Photos Of Me

Yesterday Reuters reported that Michael Cohen recorded a phone call with Jerry Falwell Jr. in which the evangelical leader pleaded for help in destroying “racy” personal photos that should be “kept between a husband and wife.” Falwell has run to Todd Starnes to deny the story: “This report is not accurate,” Falwell said. “There are no compromising or embarrassing photos …

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REUTERS: On Tape, Michael Cohen Recounts When Jerry Falwell Jr. Had Him Get “Racy Pics” Destroyed

Reuters reports: Months before evangelical leader Jerry Falwell Jr.’s game-changing presidential endorsement of Donald Trump in 2016, Falwell asked Trump fixer Michael Cohen for a personal favor, Cohen said in a recorded conversation reviewed by Reuters. Falwell, president of Liberty University, one of the world’s largest Christian universities, said someone had come into possession of what Cohen described as racy …

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Claiming His First Two Years Were “Stolen” By Mueller Probe, Trump Retweets Call For Extending First Term

The Washington Post reports: President Trump on Sunday seemed to warm to the idea of reparations — for himself, and in the form of an unconstitutional, two-year addition to his first term in the White House. He retweeted a proposal offered by Jerry Falwell Jr., the president of Liberty University, that he be granted another two years in office as …

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Liberty University Got Pentagon Jet Fuel Contract

AlterNet reports: The Pentagon agreed to buy nearly $900,000 in jet fuel from the conservative university owned by Jerry Falwell Jr., just months after President Donald Trump took office. The Department of Defense signed the contract with Freedom Aviation, which is wholly owned by Liberty University, on May 9, 2017, and had since purchased more than $400,000 in turbine fuel …

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LIVE VIDEO: Junior Speaks To CPAC Crowd From Liberty

Jerry Falwell Jr. writes to Liberty University students: We are one of three universities, along with Pepperdine and Colorado Christian, to be chosen as a satellite location for this year’s CPAC, an event dedicated to hosting conservative speakers from around the country. Guests will include Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin, Donald Trump, Jr., former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, and …

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REVEALED: Michael Cohen Paid Liberty University IT Official To Rig Early Online Polls In Favor Of Trump

The Wall Street Journal reports: In early 2015, a man who runs a small technology company showed up at Trump Tower to collect $50,000 for having helped Michael Cohen, then Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, try to rig online polls in his boss’s favor before the presidential campaign. In his Trump Organization office, Mr. Cohen surprised the man, John Gauger, by …

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Jerry Falwell Jr: There Is Nothing That Trump Could Do That Would Cost Him His Support From Evangelicals

From Falwell’s Q&A with the Washington Post: Q: You and other white evangelical leaders have strongly supported President Donald Trump. What about him exemplifies Christianity and earns him your support? A: What earns him my support is his business acumen. Our country was so deep in debt and so mismanaged by career politicians that we needed someone who was not …

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Liberty University Professor Jailed On Multiple Charges: Attempted Murder, Kidnapping, And Battery Of His Wife

The Christian Post reports: Michael Hiskey, Liberty University’s senior director of academic planning and operations who also serves as a business professor at the popular evangelical Christian University in Lynchburg, Virginia, remained in jail Wednesday on charges of attempted murder, abduction and kidnapping as well as assault and battery of his wife. Hiskey, 27, was booked into the Blue Ridge …

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Jerry Falwell Jr: Trump Is A “Good Moral” Example For America, Democrats Are “Fascists And Brownshirts”

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump is a “good moral person” and an example to the nation, according to one of the most prominent evangelical Christians in the US. Jerry Falwell, who is credited along with other evangelical leaders with delivering a huge Christian vote for Trump in 2016, said he had “no doubts, no hesitations” about supporting the president. “He …

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Jerry Falwell: Trump Literally Saved My Life [VIDEO]

The Roanoke Times reports: A cardiologist and medical engineer spoke at Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine on Wednesday about an innovative new procedure, revealing a surprise patient: Jerry Falwell Jr. Falwell, president of Liberty University, revealed Wednesday he was born with a hole in his heart that has caused decades of migraines and two mild strokes in 2016. Last …

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Falwell: Christians Need To Stop Electing Nice Guys

The Washington Examiner reports: Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. implored conservatives and Christians to support “street fighters” over “nice guys” in order to defeat the Democratic Party’s agenda. Falwell, a staunch supporter of President Trump, referred to current Republican lawmakers as a “bunch of wimps” in a tweet Friday night. The tweet comes as Senate Republicans have given into …

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Falwell: I’ve Personally Begged Trump To Fire Sessions

Politico reports: Jerry Falwell Jr., a top conservative religious leader, said Monday he urged President Donald Trump to fire Jeff Sessions over his handling of investigations into Russian election meddling, saying the attorney general has lost evangelicals’ support. “He really is not on the president’s team, never was,” Falwell, the president of Liberty University, said of Sessions. “He’s wanted to …

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Jerry Falwell Jr: Jeff Sessions “Should Rot In Jail”

The Hill reports: Evangelical leader Jerry Falwell Jr. said he thinks Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray “deceived” President Trump into appointing them. Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) on Saturday said in response to the evangelical’s tweet that the people who decided not to prosecute those listed by Falwell Jr. were Sessions, Rosenstein …

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