House Republicans on Thursday led the votes against a Biden administration student loan repayment option allowing loan forgiveness based on family size and income and allowing loan forgiveness for borrowers earning less than $15 an hour.
The joint resolution, passed under the Congressional Review Act, was approved by a 210-189 vote, including yes votes from two Democrats, after the White House said earlier this week it would veto the measure if passed, reported Roll Call.
“This new regulation, ironically dubbed the SAVE plan, is the most expensive regulation in our nation’s history, and is a backdoor attempt to ram the administration’s socialist free college fantasy down the throats of hard-working taxpayers,” Rep. Lisa McClain, R-Mich., argued on the House floor before the vote.
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