DeVos Subpoena On Hold – For Now

HOUSE DEMOCRATS WERE set to subpoena Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday for documents related to her department’s handling of borrower defense claims from students defrauded by for-profit colleges – the latest escalation in a public feud over the fallout of the secretary’s changes to Obama-era rules meant to rein in the sector and protect students.

The subpoena, which would have compelled the secretary to turn over certain records, would have been the first issued to DeVos by Rep. Bobby Scott, Virginia Democrat and chairman of the Education and Labor Committee.

But according to his committee staff, department officials agreed to turn over the requested papers by close of business Friday after learning the subpoena had been cleared by the House counsel and clerk.

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