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Biden Just Betrayed His Base By Going Back On ANOTHER Key Promise

Former Vice President Joe Biden delivered a crushing blow to many who support him when he came out against the elimination of $50,000 in student loan debt for Americans during Tuesday night’s CNN town hall.

Watch below:

Via NBC News:

“President Joe Biden said Tuesday that he would not eliminate $50,000 in student debt, shooting down a proposal that prominent Democrats introduced this month, but that he is open to some level of loan forgiveness.

“I will not make that happen,” Biden said at a CNN town hall in Milwaukee, his first event outside Washington since he took office, in response to an audience member who called on him to commit to cancel at least $50,000 in debt.

Biden, listing off the six-figure debts he said his children incurred attending private universities, said that he understood the burden of the student loan crisis but that he did not believe he could eliminate $50,000 on his own without congressional action.

“My point is: I understand the impact of debt, and it can be debilitating,” Biden said. “I am prepared to write off the $10,000 debt but not $50 [thousand], because I don’t think I have the authority to do it.”

Biden faces growing pressure from his own party to take bolder action on student debt and to bypass Congress to do so.”

Of course, this decision has already drawn the ire of Ocasio-Cortez who has launched a Twitter tirade against Biden’s stance.

AOC squawked:

“The case against student loan forgiveness is looking shakier by the day.

We’ve got the *Senate Majority Leader* on board to forgive $50k. Biden’s holding back, but many of the arguments against it just don’t hold water on close inspection.

We can and should do it. Keep pushing!”

She had previously vowed to push Biden hard on the cancelation of student loans but now that he is in the White House, there is little inclination to pander to progressives, especially when the big banks have powerful friends in the swamp.

Well, know he has let all those who voted for him down and now it’s just a matter of time before they turn on him.

 

 

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