This scalding resignation letter from the White House student loan watchdog…

Seth Frotman was the watchdog for America’s $1.5 trillion student loan marketplace, an essential role created to protect students and military servicemembers from predatory loans. The student loan ombudsman at the federal government’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau dramatically resigned from his post on Monday, August 27 accusing the Trump White House of systematically weakening protections…

It Would Take Only a Single Senator

A few days ago I wrote a long item about changing assessments of Donald Trump: which first impressions had held up, and which had called for second thoughts over time. The last part of the post concerned the main, and depressing, area where second thoughts were necessary. That was the complete failure of the congressional…