Betsy DeVos violated a United States Magistrate Judge’s order greater than 16,000 times in trying to collect student loan debt that had legally been forgiven. The Judge is rightfully threatening imprisonment and should follow through.
This is not a partisan issue at this point.
This is pure defiance and disobedience to a court order and a major abuse of power.
Betsy DeVos should be found in criminal contempt of court and should face prison time.
Unfortunately, a United States Magistrate Judge can only directly sentence a contemnor up to 30 days in jail. She should certify the matter to a United States District Judge who can sentence up to 6 months for misdemeanor contempt.
Only prison will do. DeVos is rich and any fine would be a ******* joke.
Referral for impeachment on abuse of power, which is a long accepted high crime and misdemeanor, would also be appropriate.