White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki reversed President Joe Biden’s claim that he does not support a federal bailout for student loan debt during a press conference Wednesday.
President Joe Biden said Tuesday night at a CNN town hall that he would not support bailing out graduates with $50,000 loan forgiveness unless the legislation is narrowly tailored.
From the Biden town hall on CNN last night, this questioner asked about canceling $50,000 worth of student debt:
“What will you do to make that happen?”
“I will not make that happen.” pic.twitter.com/Y7auUT2YQZ
— The Recount (@therecount) February 17, 2021
But within twenty-four hours the White House has corrected course, saying the Administration is indeed weighing options to forgive up to $50,000 in student debt.
On student loan debt, @PressSec says POTUS has told Democratic Senators that he will ask the justice department to conduct a review on how student debt