Independent news has never been so important.

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Sign up for our Daily News Digest today! Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.

Richard Cordray, Former Head of CFPB, Tapped to Oversee Federal Student Aid Program

HeadlineMay 05, 2021

Back in the U.S., President Biden has tapped Richard Cordray, the former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, to manage the federal student aid program within the Department of Education. The move was welcomed by progressives as student campaigners and many top Democrats continue to pressure Biden to use executive action to cancel at least $50,000 in student debt per borrower.

The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

Non-commercial news needs your support

We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
Please do your part today.
Make a donation