Students Voicing Objections to Timing of Trump Visit to Liberty University

For the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Jessie Pounds reports that a Liberty University student is planning to protest presidential candidate Donald Trump’s speech at the school on Martin Luther King Day. The law student detailed statements and actions by Trump that “he felt ran counter to the legacy of King.” Pound writes, “Reached by phone Monday, President Jerry Falwell Jr. said inviting Trump on Martin Luther King Jr. Day was a purposeful decision, and it was selected out of several possible dates. ‘We chose that day so that Mr. Trump would have the opportunity to recognize and honor Dr. King on MLK day,’ he said, adding it’s part of Trump’s plan for the speech.”

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