U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Harvard University to pay back money it got for relief from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, mistakenly saying it had taken the money earmarked for small businesses.
“I’m going to request it,” Trump told reporters at the White House. “Harvard is going to pay back the money. They shouldn’t be taking it.”
Trump said Harvard, one of the world’s wealthiest universities, had gotten $8 million from a $2.2 trillion federal fund meant to revive U.S. businesses and American households.
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