LU releases statement after recent media criticism

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Liberty University is releasing statements made by President Jerry Falwell Jr. that it claims were omitted from recent POLITICO, Reuters, and Washington Post reports.

Earlier story: Liberty's Falwell says he's target of 'attempted coup'

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. said Tuesday that he is asking the FBI to investigate what he called a "criminal" smear campaign orchestrated against him by several disgruntled former board members and employees.

"To be fair, Liberty University is releasing this information on what would typically be private business matters to attempt to set the record straight," the release said.

You can read the full release on Liberty University's website.

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