GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN - MARCH 28: President Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a rally at the Van Andel Arena on March 28, 2019 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Grand Rapids was the final city Trump visited during his 2016 campaign. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Earlier this month, President Donald Trump was publicly feuding with Democratic Minneapolis Mayor, Jacob Frey.

Frey wanted the Trump campaign to pay the city of Minneapolis up front for security and other logistics ahead of Trump's rally in the city. The Trump campaign accused Frey of partisanship and an seeking to silence the President. Frey just knew about the President's constant pattern of not paying up.

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US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos speaks during the fifth meeting of the Federal Commission on School Safety in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, adjacent to the White House in Washington, DC, August 16, 2018. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos got taken to task by a U.S. Magistrate Judge for violating a court order imposed by the same judge in a 2018 ruling.

Judge Sallie Kim ordered DeVos and the Education Department to stop pursuing student loan payments from students of Corinthian Colleges because the for-profit colleges became defunct in 2015.

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Screenshot via KIRO 7.

A Seattle-based news station has purchased $1,000,000 in medical debt, in an effort to secure medical debt forgiveness for individuals within their coverage area.

According to The Hill, KIRO spent approximately $12,000 to purchase $1,000,000 in medical debt owed to Seattle-based providers. The station collaborated with a charity named “RIP Medical Debt, which locates, buys and forgives medical debt across America.”

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[DIGEST: NPR, Fortune, New York Times, The Washington Post, Reuters]

Congressional investigators announced that the federal government is expected to forgive at least $108 billion in student loans over the next 10 to 20 years.  

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Image via Flickr user Ken Teegardin

[DIGEST: MSNBC, Bloomberg]

The way people talk about how much the federal budget deficit is rising, you’d think the sky was falling. In fact, a Bloomberg Politics Poll shows that neither is true.

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