More than two dozen past and current Liberty University officials break silence about Jerry Falwell 

Mail Online | 9/9/2019 | Reporter
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More than two dozen past and current officials of Liberty University have broken their silence about the school's president, Jerry Falwell Jr, who has come under increasing scrutiny for alleged inappropriate behavior.

Within the last year Falwell has been accused of conducting business deals that benefited his friends, including his personal trainer Benjamin Crosswhite.

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In May, it was revealed that in 2015 Falwell asked Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen to help make some 'personal' photos disappear.

A few months later, in August, it was reported that the Evangelical leader and prominent Donald Trump supporter personally approved real estate transactions by his nonprofit Christian university that helped Crosswhite obtain valuable university property, according to real estate records, internal university emails and interviews.

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Now, more than 24 current and former high-ranking Liberty University officials have spoken out about why they believe he isn't fit to lead the university, according to Politico.

The officials reportedly don't believe Falwell is the right man to serve as a leader in the Christian conservative movement.

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One official told Politico: 'We're not a school; we're a real estate hedge fund. We're not educating; we're buying real estate every year and taking students' money to do it.'

Other officials claimed Falwell and his wife, Becki, have consolidated power at the Liberty University which has allowed their family and friends to make personal financial gains.

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In one example, the unnamed officials said Falwell made the decision to hire his son Trey's company to manage a shopping center owned by the university.

Some employees recalled to Politico instances in which Falwell has been partying at nightclubs and discussing his sex life with university officials.

Year - Falwell - Trump - Lawyer - Michael

Earlier this year, it was reported that Falwell had reached out to Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen.

During a call with actor Tom Arnold, Cohen said that a few months before...
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