Earlier this year, the Education Department attempted to make it easier for disabled veterans to apply for debt forgiveness by sending them notifications of their eligibility.

Now Trump’s action will automatically erase the debt of these veterans, a move advocates have long pushed for. They’ve said it’s challenging for many disabled veterans, some of whom are paralyzed or have traumatic brain injuries, to go through the burdensome process of applying for relief.

Read the full story at CNBC, Trump to Grant Student Loan Forgiveness for Disabled Veterans published August 21, 2019.