Trump Signs Student Debt Forgiveness for Disabled Veterans

Trump ordered the Education Department to "eliminate every penny of federal student loan debt" owed by American veterans who are completely and permanently disabled.

  • Published 22 August 2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Hundreds of millions of dollars in federal student loan debt owed by tens of thousands of disabled military veterans will be erased under a directive President Donald Trump signed. Trump ordered the Education Department to "eliminate every penny of federal student loan debt" owed by American veterans who are completely and permanently disabled. Trump said they won't have to pay federal income tax on the forgiven debt and called on states… Read at AP News