Several dozen veterans organizations are ramping up their efforts to win over the White House on the issue. They’ll be running an ad on Fox News, starting Wednesday, urging Trump the sign the legislation. The groups include Veterans Education Success, the American Legion, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America and Vietnam Veterans of America.
The Democrat-led effort to overturn DeVos’ rule won some Republican votes in both chambers but did not garner a veto-proof majority in either the House or Senate.
Ten Republican senators broke with the Trump administration and joined with Democrats on a 53-42 Senate vote in March. The House passed the resolution in February 231-180, with the support of six Republicans.
Read the full story by Politico ($), “Congress sends rebuke of DeVos ‘borrower defense’ rule to Trump’s desk” published May 19, 2020.