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Trump eases student loan forgiveness for disabled veterans

5 monthes ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump on Wednesday directed the Education Department to more easily forgive the federal student loans owed by veterans with disabilities, making a move Education Secretary Betsy DeVos had resisted for months. Veterans and other student loan borrowers who are “totally and permanently” disabled are entitled under existing law to have their federal student loans canceled by the Education Department. But they previously had to fill out paperwork to have their loans discharged - a bureaucratic obstacle that veterans' advocates slammed as too burdensome for many severely...
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Trump pledges student loan debt forgiveness for disabled veterans as he addresses AMVETS convention

Trump pledges student loan debt forgiveness for disabled veterans as he addresses AMVETS convention

5 monthes ago   |   By The Washington Post

The president praised the might of the U.S. military, saying, “No adversary stands a chance against the awesome power of the red, white and blue.”
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Trump signs student debt forgiveness for disabled veterans

5 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Student loan debt held by disabled veterans will be forgiven under an order signed Wednesday by President Donald Trump.
Trump said the order would direct the Department of Education to “eliminate every penny of federal student loan debt” owed by American veterans who are completely and permanently disabled.
“There will be no federal income tax on the forgiven debts,” Trump said, saying he'll also ask states to waive their taxes on the loans. America, he said, owes its heroes “a supreme debt of gratitude.”
The administration says just half of the roughly 50,000 disabled...
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Trump to sign student debt forgiveness for disabled veterans

5 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - President Donald Trump on Wednesday is expected to direct his administration to permanently forgive student loan debt held by disabled veterans.
Trump was to sign the order after he addresses the AMVETS convention in Louisville, the White House said.
In prepared remarks, Trump said his order would direct the Department of Education to "eliminate every penny of federal student loan debt owed by American veterans who are completely and permanently disabled."
The administration says just half of the roughly 50,000 disabled veterans who are qualified to have their federal...
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