Defending his endorsement of Donald Trump, Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. said, “God called King David a man after God’s own heart even though he was an adulterer and a murderer.” Falwell spoke to the student-run newspaper Liberty Champion to explain his decision in January to endorse the billionaire businessman.

Jon Ward, political reporter at Yahoo News, tweeted Falwell’s remarks on Trump and King David in the Bible, and Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, retweeted it, adding his own comment that poked fun at Trump’s Bible gaffe when he previous said “two Corinthians”: “There’s a Psalm five-one, or something like that, somewhere, I’m told.” READ MORE