Missouri & Kansas Join Student Loan Forgiveness Lawsuit Against Prez Biden

Push back against the Prez takes hold in the Heartland amid the latest legal fight from red states.

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Attorney generals from Nebraska, Arkansas and South Carolina, as well as legal representatives from Iowa, are joining Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt in an effort to block the plan.

According to a Thursday morning release by Schmidt, the plan relies on the 2003 HEROES Act, which he said applied to particular service members seeking relief but did not give Biden the ability to cancel student debt.

"It is inconceivable that when Congress passed the HEROES Act, it thought it was authorizing the president to unilaterally decree something like the Mass Debt Cancellation, which will result in around half a trillion dollars in losses to the federal treasury, which ultimately means losses to U.S. taxpayers," the release read.

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