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Biden’s Student Loan Plan Is Personal for 30 Top Aides With Millions in Debt

  • At least 30 White House aides carry student loan balances
  • Biden grappling with legality, equity of relieving debt
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Biden Eyes 'Some' Student-Loan Forgiveness, Not $50K

President Joe Biden’s decision on whether to forgive student debt will be personal for many of his aides, who are among the millions of Americans carrying loans for college and graduate school.

At least 30 senior White House staffers have student loan balances, according to 2021 financial disclosures Bloomberg News obtained from the Office of Government Ethics, including Biden’s new press secretary, Karine Jean-Pierre, and Bharat Ramamurti, deputy director of the National Economic Council.