Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Thursday joined a lawsuit with five other states, challenging President Joe Biden's plans to erase student loan debt for millions of Americans.
The lawsuit, filed in federal court in the eastern district of Missouri, argued that the administration lacks legal authority to make unilateral decisions to forgive debt without congressional authorization.
“This political move by the Biden administration has everything to do with election-year politics but is not authorized by law,” Schmidt said in a statement.
“I’m standing up to challenge the legality of this . . .