Should GI Bill Benefits be Extended to Civilian Medical Workers Fighting Coronavirus?

White House officials are considering extending the military’s GI Bill benefits to front-line civilian health care workers responding to the coronavirus outbreak, according to a conservative radio host with ties to the administration.

In an op-ed in the Washington Post Wednesday evening, political analyst Hugh Hewitt said extending veterans education benefits to hospital staffers and other medical personnel facing extreme working conditions is “on the president’s mind.” He predicted the move would be widely popular.

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