US President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks through the Independence Day occasions at Mount Rushmore Nationwide Memorial in Keystone, South Dakota, July 3, 2020.Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty ImagesPresident Donald Trump mentioned Friday he’s asking the Treasury Division to assessment the tax-exempt standing of universities and faculty methods, suggesting in a tweet that too many had been about “Radical Left Indoctrination, not Training.” Trump additionally mentioned he would have their funding revoked “if this Propaganda or Act In opposition to Public Coverage continues.””Our kids should be Educated, not Indoctrinated!” he wrote. Trump’s criticism of faculties and faculty methods follows the president’s aggressive push this week to have faculties totally reopen for in-person courses this fall regardless of the coronavirus pandemic. Trump threatened to withhold federal funding for faculties that don’t open. The White Home declined CNBC’s request for additional touch upon Trump’s tweets. It isn’t clear whether or not Trump was particularly referring to non-public faculties and Ok-12 faculties, or if his directive would additionally apply to public establishments. Most faculties and universities — non-public and public — are registered as tax exempt, in line with the Affiliation of American Universities.