When asked if the Biden administration would extend the nearly two-year hiatus on student loan payments on Friday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters The pandemic-related pause will expire on February 1.
“In the coming weeks, we will be releasing more details about our plans,” she said. “We will engage directly with federal student borrowers to ensure they have the necessary resources and are on the right repayment plan.
“We are still assessing the impact of the omicron variation. The administration’s top priority is a top priority towards the transition back into debt repayment. The Department of Education has been in contact with borrowers to help them prepare for a return on repayment on February 1.”
Psaki added that “41 million borrowers … have benefited from a lengthy pause on student loan payments, but it’s due to expire on February 1, so right now we’re just doing it.” make a series of preparations.”
The decision not to extend the pause came as a surprise to many libertarians, who had hoped that President Joe Biden would live up to his campaign promise. $10,000 student loan forgiveness each borrower.
Additionally, we should forgive federal student loans of at least $10,000/person, as suggested by Senator Warren and colleagues. Young people and other indebted students bear the brunt of the last crisis. It won’t happen again.
– Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) March 22, 2020
Though the party’s progressive wing has called for him to forgive student loan debt of up to $50,000 per individual, during his campaign, he said he would “support the cancellation of $10,000 la for each borrower”, according to CNN.
The administration’s decision left many Democrats indignant and bitter. The sense of entitlement and betrayal is overwhelming, especially among those who can afford it most.
Such as Democratic Michigan Representative Rashida Tlaib, a member of the “squad” of far-left legislators:
Answer. @RashidaTlaib: “I work full time, Monday through Friday, and take weekend classes to earn my law degree. And still, nearly $200,000 in debt. And I still owe over $70,000 and most of it is interest. ” pic.twitter.com/STGxo70JlS
– The Hill (@thehill) December 5, 2021
And Chasten Buttigieg, husband of Transport Minister Pete Buttigieg:
– Michael Stratford (@mstratford) December 12, 2021
A note to Democrats who blame progress after losing an election:
Forcing millions to start paying off student loans again and cutting the Child Tax Credit at the start of an election year is not a winning strategy.
We’re warning you right now, don’t point fingers in November.
– Cori Bush (@CoriBush) December 13, 2021
Americans today have more debt than ever – $15 MILLION in student loans, medical bills, rent payments, etc.
People need relief and they need it now. Pass the Better Rebuilding Act and cancel student debt.
– Pramila Jayapal (@PramilaJayapal) December 13, 2021
Biden should have been thinking about this as he made his campaign pledge on the run – or more accurately, in his basement. Many of those who voted for him feel betrayed and are racing for the exit.
Several people took to the public square to declare that they regret voting for Biden and no longer support him.
Biden delivered on his promise of student loan relief, paving the way to help millions. Student loan payments will now begin on February 1st. Broken promises will be gone is the elections in 2022 & 2024. Biden we voted for you to follow. its promises.
– Marti (@MartiGCummings) December 13, 2021
638,000 people have received student loan forgiveness under the Biden Administration and their lives have improved!
But let me get this straight: for the other 98.6% of borrowers, the payments are due next month and are there any forgiveness? Not even $10k?
This will be bad.
– Mckayla Wilkes for Congress (@MeetMckayla) December 13, 2021
The more emails I get about student loan payments starting to back up, the more I regret voting for Biden LYING ASS! 😒
– . .✨ (@_amandownnn) December 11, 2021
One interesting thing about campaign promises: Your voters expect you to honor them.
The Democratic base is insatiable. People on the left quickly forget the 10 things the government did to make their lives easier when they were on the left undone.
Will these voters really bail out the party?
Perhaps a few.
But I’ll bet that in the end, most Democrats, especially the most progressive among them, will vote for themselves.
After all, it’s not some better benefits Are not benefits enjoyed?
https://www.westernjournal.com/regret-voting-biden-potus-breaks-key-campaign-promise-voters-rushing-exits/ ‘I regret voting for Biden’: POTUS breaks primary campaign promise