House Passes Resolution to Block Biden’s Unconstitutional Student Debt Bailout
On Wednesday, House Republicans took a stand against President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan by passing a resolution, H.J. Res. 45. The resolution was authored by Virginia Republican Rep. Bob Good. The efforts were met with hostility from the White House, which announced it would veto the resolution should it reach Biden’s desk.
Republicans are using The Congressional Review Act which allows Congress to override executive regulatory actions. Passage of the resolution only requires a simple majority in each chamber, but it would take two super-majority votes to override the President’s veto.
Biden’s student loan cancellation hit a snag in November due to lawsuits and the Supreme Court has taken the issue under review after hearing arguments in February. A ruling is expected in the coming weeks.
Meanwhile, the House Committee on Education and Wo …