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Elizabeth Warren fires at ‘unqualified billionaire’ Betsy DeVos over student loan forgiveness

Democratic presidential candidate senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) delivers a campaign speech at East Los Angeles College on 2 March 2020 in Monterey Park, California ((Getty Images))
Democratic presidential candidate senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) delivers a campaign speech at East Los Angeles College on 2 March 2020 in Monterey Park, California ((Getty Images))

Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren called US education secretary Betsy DeVos an “unqualified billionaire” after she criticised proposals for student loan forgiveness.

Ms Devos criticised proposals similar to ones included in President-elect Joe Biden’s economic recovery plan, which would forgive $10,000 (£7,516) individually for people who have borrowed student loans, according to Newsweek.

Speaking at an Education Department financial aid conference on Tuesday, Ms DeVos said: “We’ve heard shrill calls to cancel, to forgive, to

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