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‘Cool story bro’: Jerry Falwell Jr drowned in mockery for using 9/11 to brag about meeting Don Henley

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Jerry Falwell Jr. marked the 18th anniversary of 9/11 by bragging about meeting singer Don Henley — and other social media users poured on the mockery.

The Liberty University president has been the subject of a series of salacious reports this week about his personal life and self-dealing, and he interrupted his denials about partying at nightclubs to boast about an Eagles concert he attended after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

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Falwell claimed he attended the first performance of “Hole in the World,” written by Henley in response to the terrorist attacks, and then bragged about meeting the rock legend afterward.

“We attended an Eagles concert when Hole in the World written in honor of the victims of 9/11 was 1st sung,” Falwell tweeted. “I told Don Henley in person it was a Christian song – until we learn to love one another we will never reach the Promised Land. God bless the victims’ families & 1st responders.”

Other Twitter users were unimpressed.


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Corey Lewandowski may use Judiciary Committee hearing to launch New Hampshire Senate run

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Former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski will appear before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday to answer questions about incidents outlined in special counsel Robert Mueller's report. But he may use the appearance as a way to launch his New Hampshire Senate run.

Axios reported Sunday that the former top aide to President Donald Trump is eager for a fiery exchange between him and Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) and other Democrats.

“Corey will use [the hearing] as part of the campaign. He will be confrontational to the Democrats. He will be totally loyal to Trump. And he will be playing to the right-wing of the party who need to unite behind him in a primary," said former New Hampshire Attorney General Thomas Rath.

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Trump flip-flops on meeting with Iran with ‘no preconditions’– then blames it on the media

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President Donald Trump went off on the "fake news media" yet again, after his own appointees announced he was willing to meet with Iran.

"The Fake News is saying that I am willing to meet with Iran, 'No Conditions.' That is an incorrect statement (as usual!)," Trump tweeted.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1173371482812162048

In an odd twist, Trump announced just three months ago he'd be willing to meet with no preconditions.

“Not as far as I’m concerned – no preconditions,” the president said in a Meet the Press interview. At another point in the interview, he also said: “I think they want to make a deal. And my deal is nuclear.”

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Internet fears Trump’s ‘locked and loaded’ tweet about oil field bomb means he’s gearing up for war with Iran

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the largest U.S. oil producer can be brought to its knees with a drone carrying a bomb. President Donald Trump responded to intelligence that the drone didn't originate in Yemen, but rather from Iraq or Iran, by saying he was "locked and loaded."

"Saudi Arabia oil supply was attacked. There is reason to believe that we know the culprit, are locked and loaded depending on verification, but are waiting to hear from the Kingdom as to who they believe was the cause of this attack, and under what terms we would proceed!" Trump tweeted Sunday.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1173368423381962752

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