Jerry Falwell Jr. Endorses Donald Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers the convocation at the Vines Center on the campus of Liberty University January 18, 2016 in Lynchburg, Virginia.
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President of Liberty University Jerry Falwell Jr. – the site where Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) launched his presidential campaign – endorsed Donald Trump for President of the United States on Tuesday.

Falwell said Trump is “a successful executive and entrepreneur, a wonderful father and a man who I believe can lead our country to greatness again.”

The Washington Post reports the endorsement represents: “the blessing of one of the evangelical community’s biggest names just days before the Iowa caucuses.”

“It is truly an honor to receive Jerry’s endorsement. Not only is he a high-quality person, with a wonderful family, whom I have great respect for — I also consider him a very good friend and his support means so much to me,” Trump said of the endorsement.

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