‘Punishes The Poor’: GOP Governors Send Biden Letter Criticizing Student Loan Forgiveness Plan

‘Punishes The Poor’: GOP Governors Send Biden Letter Criticizing Student Loan Forgiveness Plan


A group of 22 GOP governors sent a letter to President Joe Biden on Monday criticizing his student loan forgiveness plan.

The letter, led by Governor Kim Reynolds (R-IA), argues that the move shifts the burden of debt in a way that hurts working Americans.

“As governors, we support making higher education more affordable and accessible for students in our states, but we fundamentally oppose your plan to force American taxpayers to pay off the student loan debt of an elite few – a plan that is estimated to cost the American taxpayer more than $2,000 each or $600 billion total, a price the people of our states cannot afford,” the letter stated.

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“Only 16-17 percent of Americans have federal student loan debt, and yet, your plan will

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