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Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by kingsoncj: 7:52am On Jan 09
Lehigh University, a private college in Pennsylvania, has revoked the honorary degree it awarded President Donald Trump more than 30 years ago.

The decision was affirmed by the school's Board of Trustees on Friday, the school said in a brief announcement. CNN asked the university for further comment, but did not receive any additional information.
Trump received the honorary degree when he spoke at the university's commkencement ceremony in 1988.
Jeremy Littau, a journalism professor at Lehigh, called the move a "big deal" on Twitter.
"After FIVE years of pressure from our faculty, staff, students and alumni, the Lehigh Board of Trustees finally did the right thing and revoked Donald Trump's honorary degree," Littau wrote. "This doesn't fix everything. That it took this long despite the long list of reasons this should have been done years ago should be cause for reflection by everyone with power here. Whose interests and values have been centered in our decisions. A win today. The work continues."
The decision comes two days after hundreds of Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol, in an incident that resulted in the deaths of at least five people, including a woman shot by police and a Capitol Hill police officer. The riot was condemned by University President John D. Simon, who called it a "violent assault on the foundations of our democracy."

However, Simon's statement was critiqued by a number of people on social media, who called on him to rescind Trump's honorary degree. Furthermore, according to the school's student newspaper, multiple petitions have circulated calling for the university to rescind Trump's degree, with one saying that refusing to do so shows support "for the rampant white supremacy and outright xenophobia displayed by the current U.S. President Donald Trump."

There have also been previous attempts to rescind Trump's honorary degree, for example in 2018, when hundreds of faculty members voted to have it rescinded, though the Board of Trustees did not do so at that time.

https://edition.cnn.com/2021/01/08/politics/trump-honorary-degree-rescinded-trnd/index.html?utm_content=2021-01-09T05%3A30%3A12&utm_term=link&utm_medium=social&utm_source=fbCNN

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by LegendHero(m): 7:53am On Jan 09
More wahala for Trump.

I’m sure there will be another insurrection soon by his MAGA guys, it is inevitable.

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by Nwodosis(m): 7:55am On Jan 09
If Trump had won this his second term, he would have asked for third term o! The guy is power drunk o

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by Charmingrascal(m): 7:57am On Jan 09
Trump is a bad example

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by espn(m): 7:57am On Jan 09
Kikikikikikikikiki

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by NeoWanZaeed(m): 8:00am On Jan 09
Everyone is battling trump. Chocking him. THEY SEEM TO FORGETHE IS STILL THE PRESIDENT. THIS GUY COULD START WAR IF HE WANTS. They should take it easy o

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by olajizz01(m): 8:01am On Jan 09
Trump is an extremist that needs to put in check in all ramifications.

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by olajizz01(m): 8:04am On Jan 09
NeoWanZaeed:
Everyone is battling trump. Chocking him. THEY SEEM TO FORGETHE IS STILL THE PRESIDENT. THIS GUY COULD START WAR IF HE WANTS. They should take it easy o
Guess he will fight the war by himself because I believe the US Army will refuse to obey him at this moment.

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by youngbabaj(m): 8:05am On Jan 09
Many men wanna remain in power

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by princemillla(m): 8:08am On Jan 09
olajizz01:
Guess he will fight the war by himself because I believe the US Army will refuse to obey him at this moment.


Them no born them well make dem no obey.


But I belive there r processes Sha!

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by DenreleDave(m): 8:09am On Jan 09
Wahala oooo
Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by imhotep: 8:11am On Jan 09
The university has finally rejected Trumpism and other forms of Sai Barbarism.

cc lzaa chewwie
kingsoncj:
Lehigh University, a private college in Pennsylvania, has revoked the honorary degree it awarded President Donald Trump more than 30 years ago.

The decision was affirmed by the school's Board of Trustees on Friday, the school said in a brief announcement. CNN asked the university for further comment, but did not receive any additional information.
Trump received the honorary degree when he spoke at the university's commencement ceremony in 1988.
Jeremy Littau, a journalism professor at Lehigh, called the move a "big deal" on Twitter.
"After FIVE years of pressure from our faculty, staff, students and alumni, the Lehigh Board of Trustees finally did the right thing and revoked Donald Trump's honorary degree," Littau wrote. "This doesn't fix everything. That it took this long despite the long list of reasons this should have been done years ago should be cause for reflection by everyone with power here. Whose interests and values have been centered in our decisions. A win today. The work continues."
The decision comes two days after hundreds of Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol, in an incident that resulted in the deaths of at least five people, including a woman shot by police and a Capitol Hill police officer. The riot was condemned by University President John D. Simon, who called it a "violent assault on the foundations of our democracy."

However, Simon's statement was critiqued by a number of people on social media, who called on him to rescind Trump's honorary degree. Furthermore, according to the school's student newspaper, multiple petitions have circulated calling for the university to rescind Trump's degree, with one saying that refusing to do so shows support "for the rampant white supremacy and outright xenophobia displayed by the current U.S. President Donald Trump."

There have also been previous attempts to rescind Trump's honorary degree, for example in 2018, when hundreds of faculty members voted to have it rescinded, though the Board of Trustees did not do so at that time.

https://edition.cnn.com/2021/01/08/politics/trump-honorary-degree-rescinded-trnd/index.html?utm_content=2021-01-09T05%3A30%3A12&utm_term=link&utm_medium=social&utm_source=fbCNN

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by olajizz01(m): 8:15am On Jan 09
princemillla:



Them no born them well make dem no obey.


But I belive there r processes Sha!
Trump has crossed his boundary in US.

He has chewed more than what he can swallow,he even knew now that his power is limited.

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by NeoWanZaeed(m): 8:17am On Jan 09
olajizz01:
Guess he will fight the war by himself because I believe the US Army will refuse to obey him at this moment.
Refuse to obey the president?

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by olajizz01(m): 8:24am On Jan 09
NeoWanZaeed:
Refuse to obey the president?
If he gives order that will destroy their country.

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by NeoWanZaeed(m): 8:30am On Jan 09
olajizz01:
If he gives order that will destroy their country
U damn funny. Why do u think soilders are called z0mbie all over the world? They follow order without looking back. At worst, the soldiers would split. U think he doesnt have loyalists am0ngst the soldiers? Full scale war would happen if they r n0t careful with trump

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by olajizz01(m): 8:46am On Jan 09
NeoWanZaeed:
U damn funny. Why do u think soilders are called z0mbie all over the world? They follow order without looking back. At worst, the soldiers would split. U think he doesnt have loyalists am0ngst the soldiers? Full scale war would happen if they r n0t careful with trump
I believe such can not happen in US,if you are talking about third world countries esp. in Africa, such could happened but in so called advanced countries, I don't think so.

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by MANNABBQGRILLS: 9:06am On Jan 09
Haaaaaaaaa shocked shocked shocked......

Trump right now : Make una Kuku kill me......

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by millionboi2: 9:07am On Jan 09
Power drunk trump

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by Tofax: 9:07am On Jan 09
Woe unto you, when all men shall speak well of you..........

If you belonged to the world, then the world would love you as its own. But I chose you from this world, and you do not belong to it; that is why the world hates you.
The greatest Living President, President Donald John Trump.
America will one day look back & regret for treating Trump the way his been treated right now. Time shall tell.

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by KhingLufem1(m): 9:07am On Jan 09
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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by Greenbuoy(m): 9:07am On Jan 09
Trumpu tẹ́ po!

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by Kingluqman(m): 9:07am On Jan 09
WAHALA FOR Trump ooo!!!



E be like sey dem go strip this man naked soon ooo grin

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by INSTANTCASH345(m): 9:07am On Jan 09
He deserves more likewise Buhari too.

When will all our politicians Cert be revoked?

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by Nackzy: 9:07am On Jan 09
It is Better to be an illiterate than to be a proud and Arrogant Man

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by bunnae66(m): 9:07am On Jan 09
Finish him! cool

The midget who has no regard for science.

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by Bobotic(m): 9:08am On Jan 09
New Year New Grammar grin grin grin

Rescinded means (cancel, set aside, remove, forget etc)

These people there's God oh cool shocked

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by Deentertainer(m): 9:08am On Jan 09
Wow..this is a country with a working system, just their little way of protesting

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by southniyikaye(m): 9:08am On Jan 09
Haaa
Double wahala for deadi body o..

He threw too many tantrums, even encouraged anarchy...
Power dey sweet I know but no be do or die affair naw...
People have been there and left, he won't be the first and definitely won't be the last potus so why so much wahala just to retain the presidential seat?

They revoked his honorary degree cos he has no honor

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by NeoWanZaeed(m): 9:08am On Jan 09
olajizz01:
I believe such can not happen US,if you are talking about third world countries esp. in Africa, such could happened but in so called advanced countries, I don't think so.
There is n0thing like advanced c0untry when the leader is crazy

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Re: Lehigh University Has Rescinded Trump's Honorary Degree by Mekudi: 9:08am On Jan 09
They are fucking Trump left right and center

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