Did I just read that Biden’s program forgives student loans , but some state’s want those forgiven to pay state taxes of the forgiven amount?
Kinda like a ‘Fuck U’ to them?
The government now says you can opt out of the forgiveness and pay the whole damn thing to beat the taxes I guess?
The efforts against the program certainly do NOT look good is lean Right Barrett isn’t entertaining the actions….
Barrett, who handles emergency matters arising from several Midwestern states, acted alone in denying the request, rather than referring it to the full court.
The brief, one-line order comes after the libertarian group Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) urged the court to block the president’s nationwide debt cancellation plan.
PLF was the first group to challenge President Biden’s loan forgiveness program in court, filing on behalf of one of its own attorneys in September. The group argued that Biden’s debt plan would cause irreparable harm to fellow PLF attorney Frank Garrison by automatically forgiving his debt and forcing him to pay state taxes on the forgiven amount….
Barrett denied a similar emergency request from a group of Wisconsin taxpayers in late October, which also sought to block Biden’s debt plan from going into effect while it appealed.
The Wisconsin group’s lawsuit, which argued that the White House does not have the authority to enact such a policy, was also dismissed by a lower court for a lack of standing.
Another lawsuit filed by attorneys general from six GOP-led states was also initially dismissed for lack of standing. However, a federal appeals court agreed to temporarily block the Biden plan amid its appeal….