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Democrats Call on Biden to Cancel Student Debt Up to $50,000

HeadlineFeb 05, 2021

Dozens of Democratic lawmakers have proposed a resolution demanding President Biden use executive action to cancel up to $50,000 in student debt for all borrowers. Such a move would wipe out student debt for 36 million people. The resolution was unveiled Thursday by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senator Elizabeth Warren and several progressive House Democrats. This is Congressmember Ilhan Omar.

Rep. Ilhan Omar: “Millions of Americans can’t afford to put food on the table and feed their families. Millions can’t pay rent and face housing insecurity. Millions lost their jobs during the pandemic and can’t afford basic necessities. The last thing people should be worried about is their student debt.”

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