Video Explainer: Understand Why Trump Wants to Merge the Education & Labor Departments in 100 Seconds

July 10, 2018

Here’s a breakdown of the Trump administration’s plan, which was presented to Congress in late June and would combine the two agencies into what would be called the Department of Education and the Workforce. It would require congressional approval, which may be unlikely anytime soon, given pushback from Democrats, a sharply divided Senate, and election year pressures to stay away from such hot-button topics.

— Edited by James Fields