Biden admin grilled over student loan handouts for anti-Israel agitators 'breaking the law'

By Olivia Smith | May 10, 2024

Workforce Committee

President Biden's Secretary of Education, Miguel Cardona, faced intense questioning on Capitol Hill regarding whether American taxpayers would be responsible for covering the student loan debts of individuals engaging in anti-Israel activities and allegedly "breaking the law" on college campuses.

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via House Committee on Education & the Workforce

Rep. Virginia Foxx, Chair of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, questioned Cardona that because he has "been proudly volunteering the taxpayers to take on the student loan debt of largely wealthy college graduates," does he "believe the students who spend their time in college calling for the destruction of an ethnic or religious group or spend their time preventing students a particular ethnic or religious groups from walking around campus freely or spend their time occupying campus buildings deserve to have their education paid for by taxpayers." 

Student debt

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via Forbes Breaking News

"I couldn't hear you that well, but if you're making reference to the student debt relief plan that we've done, I'm really proud of the work that we're doing to provide a lifeline for students who chose to go to college and are living…" Cardona responded before Foxx interjected.