Biden Gets Pushback From Progressives After Rejecting Proposal to Cancel Student Loan DebtEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

President Joe Biden got immediate pushback on Tuesday from progressives in his own party after he rejected a Democratic plan pushed by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) to abolish student loan debt by up to $50,000 per borrower. “I will not make that happen,” he said of the $50,000 relief bill. Instead, he told a CNN town hall audience he believes loan forgiveness “depends on whether or not you go to a private university or public university. It depends on the idea that I say to a community: ‘I’m going to forgive the debt of billions of dollars of debt for people who have gone to Harvard and Yale and Penn.’” Biden added that he would rather “use that money to provide for early education for young children who are coming from disadvantaged circumstances, but here’s what I think. I think everyone, and I’ve been …Read More

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