Economy & Business, Politics

Republicans Scramble to Halt Student Debt Relief

Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn., is set to introduce a bill that will aim to block President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan.

“There’s a lot of people out there that took out loans and, you know, maybe didn’t get their dream job, but don’t pay them back,” DesJarlais told FOX Business. “So to somehow decide that they no longer need to have skin in the game, it kind of disincentivizes people from succeeding, in my opinion.”

DesJarlais’s bill follows a similar measure put forth by Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, and fellow senators Richard Burr, R-N.C.; Tim Scott, R-S.C.; Bill Cassidy, R-La.; and Thom Tillis, R-N.C. Read more…

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