Trump to Order Colleges to Back Free Speech or Lose Funding

President Trump initially proposed the idea during a speech to conservative activists.

  • Published 21 March 2019

President Donald Trump is expected to order U.S. colleges to protect free speech on their campuses or risk losing federal funding. White House officials say Trump on Thursday will sign an executive order requiring colleges to certify that their policies support free speech as a condition of receiving federal research grants. Trump initially proposed the idea during a March 2 speech to conservative activists. The Republican president highlighted the case of activist Hayden Williams, who… Read at AP News