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August 25, 2022
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"Biden cancels student debt!"

In This Episode

Melissa Murray guest hosts as Donald Trump kinda, sorta mounts a defense in the rapidly moving criminal investigation into his habit of illegally storing highly classified documents at his beach house. White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre joins to discuss President Biden’s huge and long awaited decision to cancel up to $10,000 in student debt, and Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs joins to talk about her campaign for Governor.


Show Notes 


  • WaPo: FBI’s Mar-a-Lago search followed months of resistance, delay by Trump
  • Rolling Stone: Trump Tells His Lawyers: Get ‘My’ Top Secret Documents Back
  • Guardian: Trump appears to concede he illegally retained official documents
  • NYT: Trump, Without the Presidency’s Protections, Struggles for a Strategy
  • WSJ: FBI Search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Heads to Court
  • Aaron Rupar: That National Archives letter released by a MAGA outlet backfired spectacularly



  • NYT: Biden to Cancel $10,000 in Student Loan Debt for Borrowers Earning Less Than $125,000 
  • Politico: Biden canceling $10K of student debt for millions, $20K for Pell grant recipients 
  • Elizabeth Warren thread 
  • Jayapal tweet 
  • NYT: What You Need to Know About Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan
  • ABC: Biden’s student loan plan: What we know (and what we don’t)
  • WaPo: Biden to cancel up to $10,000 in student debt for most borrowers 
  • Mother Jones EIC Clara Jeffery thread 
  • WaPo: How Education Dept. plans to lift 7.5 million borrowers out of default 
  • WaPo: $6 billion student loan settlement gets preliminary approval 
  • Forbes: Student Loan Debt Relief: Americans Are Split Along Party, Age Lines 



  • NBCNews: Massachusetts man arrested over alleged bomb threat to Arizona election official
  • Newsweek: Kari Lake’s Chances of Beating Katie Hobbs for Arizona Governor
  • NYT: Arizonans Trusted Kari Lake to Tell It Straight on TV. Will They Trust Her as Gov?
  • MSNBC: Trump-backed Kari Lake tries to run from antisemitic ties


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