Fuck. You. And I mean that from the heart.
The House majority leader, who did most of the talking for the Republican side, said those taking out student loans should start paying interest right away, rather than being able to defer payments until after graduation. It is a big-ticket item that would save $40 billion over 10 years.
This is the Republican leadership, people. If you’re in a financial bind, you get screwed as much as possible. If you’re wealthy? Well then we’re just gonna keep kissing your ass and making your life even sweeter.
It makes sense, I guess. Poor college students aren’t filling Eric Cantor’s pockets with much money. The top 5%, on the other hand, probably are.