On Monday Trump supporter Jerry Falwell Jr., the president of Liberty University, told Rita Cosby that GOP elites may have leaked the Donald Trump sex talk tape to the Washington Post.
On Tuesday Falwell Jr. went on with Lou Dobbs to discuss the leaked Trump audio. Falwell told Dobbs GOP elites were plotting to destroy Trump before election day.
Jerry Falwell, Jr.: The whole story just fell in my lap about six or eight weeks ago. I got a phone call from someone who is very close to the top establishment candidates and the Republican Party, people who wanted to be president over the last four or five years. He told me, “Jerry something strange is going on. They’re meeting regularly. And they tell me it is a certainty that Donald Trump will not be the nominee on November 8th. And I called one of Trump’s attorneys and I told him about it. There were no more details than that. So there’s nothing anybody could do. But then when I saw what happened this weekend, and I saw how quickly all the usual suspects jumped on it and started to call on Trump to step down as the nominee… It was just too much of a coincidence… It really tells me it was some sort of conspiracy. I went to the proper authorities and told them what I was told. It’s probably too late to prosecute anybody… It’s not only despicable. I think it maybe rises to the level of criminal behavior…
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…I think it rises to the level of people who were candidates in the last four years or five years. And so it’s very high level.
Lou Dobbs: Is it a coincidence there would be a Bush involved in a cast of names?
Jerry Falwell, Jr.: There’s too many strange coincidences in this whole episode this weekend in my view. There may be nothing to it but it did fall in my lap. And I did tell WABC radio about it.