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Supreme Court to review loan forgiveness program that’s opposed by some lawmakers, including Sen. Johnson



The Supreme Court says the Biden administration program to cancel student loans will remain blocked for now, but the justices have agreed to take up the case in late winter, probably February.

The court’s decision to hear arguments relatively quickly means it is likely to determine whether the widespread loan cancellations are legal by late June. That’s about two months before the newly extended pause on loan repayments is set to expire.

The administration had wanted a court order that would have allowed the program to take effect even as court challenges proceed. But as a fallback, it suggested the high court hold arguments and decide the issue.

Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson believes the Biden plan should be stopped, and tells WIZM that it’s more proof that Biden’s policies are illegal.

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., speaks during a Senate Foreign Relations committee hearing on the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget in Washington, Tuesday, April 26, 2022. (Bonnie Cash/Pool Photo via AP)

“This is a lawless administration,” says Johnson. “President Biden believes he’s above the law. Unfortunately, he has a mainstream media that pretty well supports him and doesn’t hold him accountable.” But Johnson argues that the Supreme Court will hold the White House accountable.

Johnson also is part of a group of Republican Senators calling for a vote to end a military mandate requiring shots against COVID-19.

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  1. Nick

    December 2, 2022 at 5:20 am

    If Biden gets away with this, disband the Senate and the House.
    Fire all their staff and the U S will save a lot of money.
    He does not have the authority; he admitted as much. However, how many individuals were invigorated to go vote by him waiting to announce his decision close to the election?
    As I wrote and was published in the LaCrosse Tribune; if you paid off your loans, if you went to a lessor school, if your parents paid by hitting their savings- your chumps.

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