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 >>>