Trump urges Liberty graduates to be outsiders

Trump underscored how the school's founder persevered.

"As long as I am your president no one is ever going to stop you from practicing your faith or from preaching what's in your heart".

"Remember this: Nothing worth doing ever, ever, ever came easy", Trump said.

The president said "the future belongs to the dreamers, not to the critics".

Trump, in an apparent warning to his fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director, said Friday, May 12, 2017, that James Comey had better hope there are no "tapes" of their conversations.

Romney will deliver the address weeks after becoming the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. Trump asked the newly-graduated students.

Despite the gaffe, Liberty's chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. has been among Trump's most ardent allies throughout the mogul's path to the White House. Falwell stressed at the time that he was speaking for himself and not for the university. It added that Trump "received a pitiful 90 votes from Liberty students in Virginia's primary election, a colossal rejection of his campaign".

Trump also spoke of some important executive orders he had signed in recent weeks, noting his order easing enforcement of the Johnson Amendment.


President Trump is scheduled to speak at 10 a.m. WDBJ7 plans to livestream that event. Does it say that in the pamphlet anywhere or did they need to save that space to remind everyone Falwell thought segregation was good? And always have the courage to be yourself.

In his speech, Trump briefly reflected on his almost four months in office.

Trump warned attendees of a "broken" government in Washington, D.C.

"Honestly, we have deep ideological differences with Donald Trump and with Liberty University to be honest", said Nick Castanes, the chairman of Seven Hills.

"Be totally unafraid to challenge entrenched interests and failed power structures", Trump said. "I'm standing here looking at the next generation of leaders...there may be the next president or two in your mix". Mr. Trump said. "Treat the word "impossible" as nothing more than motivation". Trump, who has frequently attacked the press for being critical of him, told graduates they should "turn your hopes and dreams into actions". "You must keep pushing forward".

"It's been a little over a year since I've spoken at your handsome campus", Trump said.

"We stand in opposition to Donald Trump's oppressive policies and divisive rhetoric", a flyer advertising the protest proclaims. He has previously written about film for Bloody Disgusting, We Got This Covered, What Culture, and The Celebrity Cafe.

"Mr. Trump possesses the resolve to put his country first and to never give up in a world that is increasingly hostile to our values", Falwell said. Trump said. "What imprint will you leave in the sands of history?"

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