Jerry Falwell Jr. Argues It’s ‘Immoral’ For Evangelicals ‘Not to Support’ Trump

www.mediaite.com | 1/1/2019 | Caleb Ecarma
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Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. told the Washington Post that it’s “immoral for” evangelical leaders “not to support” Donald Trump in a lengthy interview regarding his right-wing religious views and his love of the president.

After the Washington Post‘s Joe Heim asked Falwell about faith leaders who have criticized his pro-Trump views, he pointed to minority unemployment rates and argued that all Christians should back the president.

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“It may be immoral for them not to support him, because he’s got African American employment to record highs, Hispanic employment to record highs,” Falwell replied. “They need to look at what the president did for the poor.”

He continued:

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“A lot of the people who criticized me, because they had a hard time stomaching supporting someone who owned casinos and strip clubs or whatever, a lot them have come around and said, “Yeah, you were right.” Some of the most prominent evangelicals in the country have said, “Jerry, we thought you were crazy, but now we understand.”

Heim also asked Falwell if there is “there anything President Trump could do that would endanger that support from you or other evangelical leaders,” to-which...
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