This week in politics: Trump’s SOTU, Rush Limbaugh’s Medal of Freedom, the National Prayer Breakfast clash, and more

President Trump delivered his third State of the Union address in the House chamber of the United States Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 4 on the cusp of his impeachment trial and just a day before the Senate voted down his impeachment charges.   Trump said the economy is the best it has ever been, with a rebuilt and unmatched military, secure borders, flourishing […]

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At Liberty University’s Convocation, Nigel Farage compares “Brexit” to Trump’s 2016 victory

An enthusiastic Nigel Farage, leader of the Brexit Party, spoke at Liberty University’s Convocation Wednesday, Feb. 5 to explain Brexit and to celebrate Great Britain’s official separation from the European Union (EU). Farage even compared Great Britain’s leave to President Trump’s 2016 victory.   After voting to leave the EU four years ago, Farage continued to push the decision through. Farage […]

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Donald Trump acquitted, found “not guilty” on both articles of impeachment

The Senate voted down both articles of impeachment Wednesday, Feb. 5, 84 days after the first House trial regarding impeachment, according to Fox News.  This ruling acquitted President Donald Trump and allows him to remain in office. A vote of two-thirds majority for just one article would have removed the sitting president. The first article of impeachment received a vote […]

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Mike Pompeo to address Liberty Class of 2020

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell announced Monday, Jan. 27, that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will address the Class of 2020 during May 9’s Commencement ceremony.  Pompeo joined the Trump Administration April 6, 2018, when he was sworn in as Secretary of State. He previously served as the Director of the CIA, CEO of Thayer Aerospace, and President of Sentry […]

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A Tribute to a Hero: more than an athlete, Kobe inspired my generation, and I will never forget

Kobe Bryant died doing what he loved most: helping his daughter become an even better basketball player than he was. He was taking his daughter, Gianna, to her basketball game when his helicopter crashed in Calabasas, California, on Sunday, killing Kobe, 41, Gianna, 13, and seven others. In the few years since the five-time NBA Champion retired from the game, […]

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Liberty becomes third team in college football history to win bowl game in first season of eligibility

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. glanced up from the crowd of media members flocking around him and locked eyes with a Flames alum who slowly smiled and pumped his fist with joy. Falwell Jr. looked down at the ground, smiling as he shook his head in wonder and contentment. University Founder Jerry Falwell Sr., who passed away in 2007, […]

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