Biden Promised To Cancel $10,000 In Student Debt For All Borrowers. He Hasn't. : The NPR Politics Podcast Progressives point to a law that gives the education secretary the unilateral power to discharge federal student debt as a mechanism Biden can use to fulfill his promise to forgive $10 thousand in student loans for all borrowers. The White House has so far insisted the move would require an act of Congress.

This episode: White House correspondent Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Asma Khalid, and education correspondent Cory Turner.

Connect:
Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org
Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group.
Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter.
Find and support your local public radio station.

Biden Promised To Cancel $10,000 In Student Debt For All Borrowers. He Hasn't.

Biden Promised To Cancel $10,000 In Student Debt For All Borrowers. He Hasn't.

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1079654815/1198978352" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Progressives point to a law that gives the education secretary the unilateral power to discharge federal student debt as a mechanism Biden can use to fulfill his promise to forgive $10 thousand in student loans for all borrowers. The White House has so far insisted the move would require an act of Congress.

Connect:
Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org
Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group.
Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter.
Find and support your local public radio station.