The allegation comes down to this. Julian Assange worked directly and encouraged Chelsea Manning to steal National Defense information much of which was at the top secret level including information that documented the names of confidential human sources working for the US Military in Iraq and Afghanistan and that the release of that information put those individuals in exceptionally grave danger.
The idea is to allow companies to provide tax free student loan relief to workers that are paying off student debt. It is supported by hundreds of Democrats and Republicans but like most things it’s being held up by politics. The college grads looking for help and the companies looking to provide relief will have to wait a little longer.