Analysis: Plan to Gut For-Profit Protections for Vets

The Trump administration is moving to waive an ethics law that some senators say protects veterans from predatory for-profit colleges, and they are urging officials to change course and keep the protections in place.

“Weakening conflict of interest regulations related to for-profit institutions is not only inadvisable, but will put our men and women in uniform and those who have served our country at further risk of predatory and abusive business practices,” four Democratic senators said in a letter to Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin (see full letter below).

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