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‘NO FEDERAL FUNDS?’: Trump threatens UC Berkeley after campus erupts in protests over Milo Yiannopoulos speech

President Donald Trump appears to have threatened to pull federal funding from the University of California, Berkeley after the campus experienced violent protests over a planned speech from conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos.

“If U.C. Berkeley does not allow free speech and practices violence on innocent people with a different point of view – NO FEDERAL FUNDS?,” Trump wrote on Twitter Thursday morning.

UC Berkeley received $370 million in federal research funding in 2015-2016, according to the university’s website.

Yiannopoulos, a Breitbart editor who many identify with the alt-right, a white-nationalist ideology, was set to appear as part of a read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com