Biden extends student loan repayment pause three more months

Warnock, others urged the president to continue the freeze

By: and - December 23, 2021 1:00 am

The standoff over student loan debt was one of the more noticeable splits between President Joe Biden and members of his party, who applied pressure to provide more borrower relief as the expiration of a pandemic-era freeze neared. Biden extended the freeze Wednesday. Ross Williams/Georgia Recorder

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