Liberty University President Jerry Falwell, Junior came to the quick defense of presidential candidate Donald Trump after Pope Francis said anyone who wants to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexican border isn’t Christian. Falwell appeared today on CNN, saying the statement will hurt the Pope more than Trump, and it is unlikely to affect informed voters:
Falwell says Jesus never intended to tell political leaders how to run a country and always stayed out of politics:
Falwell says voters should select candidates on issues, not those claiming to be the best Christian. He previously endorsed Trump’s presidential candidacy.