University of California, Berkeley, officials today say they condemn Wednesday night's violent riot that drove Breitbart contributor Milo Yiannopoulos from campus before he could deliver a scheduled speech. This is the full state issued on Thursday is below.
President Trump tweeted after the riot that if Berkeley can respect freedom of speech that federal funding might be withheld. In response Congresswoman Barbara Lee is accusing President Trump of committing an "abuse of power" by threatening to cut federal funds. The Oakland Democrat answered with her own tweet, calling it an "empty threat" and that Trump "cannot bully our university into silence."