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Tim Scott wants to defund colleges over anti-Israel statements: ‘Hits them where it hurts’

The backtrack occurred after reports of CEOs across the country were seeking names of the students involved with the statement to possibly ban the students from future employment.

Some law firms, including Winston & Strawn and Davis Polk, have already rescinded offers to law students who were attached to anti-Israel statements.

The incidents across campuses have also sparked interest in the House Ways and Means Committee, which has sole jurisdiction over the federal tax code. Chairman Rep. Jason Smith, R-Mo., signaled Tuesday a possible investigation or hearings to determine the future tax-exempt status of the schools.

Brianna Herlihy is a politics writer for Fox News Digital.

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