Nearly 100 Republican lawmakers have demanded a response from Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) after President Joe Biden’s announcement that he would forgive hundreds of billions of dollars in student debt.
The demand came in a letter from Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.) that was co-signed by 93 other Republicans.
On Aug. 24, after months of speculation that such a move was imminent, Biden announced the cancellation of as much as $20,000 in federal student loan debt for Pell Grant recipients and $10,000 for non-Pell Grant recipients.
The letter noted earlier comments from Pelosi in July 2021 saying that Biden did not have the authority to grant such wide-reaching student loan relief….


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