A few students from Taylor University came out Saturday during Vice President Pence's speech, but he also had the chance to meet a group who wanted to show him that the majority of students on campus are fans of the university. former governor of Indiana.
David Muselman, a new Taylor student, started a "I Like Mike" t-shirt campaign after students and alumni were upset. invitation to the small evangelical school located in rural Indiana. The administration maintained its decision and, apart from a few outgoing students, the Vice President was applauded.
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When Pence became aware of the "I Like Mike" campaign, he wanted to meet the students and thank them for their support.
"It was an honor and a source of inspiration to meet the second most powerful free world person who shares our same convictions," Muselman told Fox News on Monday. "What's better than that?"
Pence urged the students, not as a vice president or Hoosiers companion, but as a brother in Christ to live their Christian faith "because America has more than ever need of men and women. honest and confident women ".
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He told them that "it has become acceptable, even fashionable, to denigrate traditional Christian beliefs," urging them to "prepare to face opposition." But be confident. says: "God gave us a spirit not of shyness, but power, love and self-control. "Then show the world every day that we can love God and love our neighbor at the same time, our nation and our world need it."
After Pence shook hands with each graduate, he then met student supporters "I Like Mike".
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Muselman, after starting the campaign, had to end on a positive note saying to the Vice President: "Taylor really loves you, Mike!"