• The freeze on federal student loan payments expires on December 31. With no action from Trump or Congress, the Biden administration will have to move quickly to protect millions of borrowers

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing at the White House August 12, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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    A freeze on federal student loan repayments and interest is set to expire on December 31, just weeks before President-elect Joe Biden takes office.
    Without an extension from President Donald Trump, millions of Americans will be expected to resume those payments in order to avoid penalties.
    The onus will be on the Biden administration to address the issue during the new president's first weeks in office.
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  • Trump's embarrassing, incompetent, humiliating, very sad coup

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Attorney for the President, Rudy Giuliani speaks to the media at a press conference held in the back parking lot of landscaping company on November 7, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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    President Trump's legal team is attempting to overturn the result of the election, which according to experts is essential a coup attempt.
    The attempt has produced some genuinely sad moments that make the embarrassing electoral loss look even worse.
    This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author.
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  • Joe Biden promises to fix discrimination in housing. Here are 3 ways he plans to tackle it

    Joe Biden promises to fix discrimination in housing. Here are 3 ways he plans to tackle it

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

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    When President-elect Joe Biden takes office in January, he will inherit a divided country with wildly mixed views on a wide range of subjects including systemic racism and discrimination - two issues that plague the housing industry.
    Biden has said that tackling the discrimination based on race that is prevalent in the current housing market is a priority, and he has a several plans to combat the ever-widening racial wealth gap in real estate .
    Here are the central actions he's promised to take.
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  • Trump, laden with $400 million debts, plans to cash in on his post-presidency with a book deal, media appearances, and selling rally tickets, according to a report

    Trump, laden with $400 million debts, plans to cash in on his post-presidency with a book deal, media appearances, and selling rally tickets, according to a report

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

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    President Donald Trump, with top aides and allies, has discussed ways he could cash-in on his role as former president when he leaves the White House in January, The Washington Post reported.
    In public, Trump has continued to stir allegations of election fraud, for which he has produced no convincing evidence, and insists that he is the real winner of the election, which media organizations called for Democrat Joe Biden more than two weeks ago. Trump has even attempted to pressure GOP officials to delay certifying the election result in a bid to subvert the result of...
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