Warren, Pressley call for student debt cancellation in next coronavirus funding package

In wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Democrats Rep. Ayanna Pressley and Senator Elizabeth Warren are calling for student debt cancellation in the next coronavirus emergency package.

Ayanna Pressley tweeted:

Student loan cancellation has to be part of the next emergency funding package.

& I are calling on Senate & House leadership to prioritize this.

We need bold action now. A plan that will ensure that we do not repeat the mistakes of the 2008 financial crisis.

Debt cancellation. Across the board.

Immediately, the Secretary of Education must take over all monthly payments during this public health emergency.

Elizabeth Warren tweeted:

Student loan debt cancellation MUST be a part of the next emergency coronavirus package to deliver relief immediately to millions of families and remove a giant weight that’s dragging down our economy. Senate and House progressives are in this fight all the way.

This article first appeared on TheConservativeOpinion.com 

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