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Biden address student debt, ramps up criticism of GOP

Clip: 08/26/2022 | 11m 3s | Video has closed captioning.

As the midterms get closer, President Biden and the White House are turning up the heat on their criticisms of the GOP. The president accused Republicans allied with Trump of turning toward "semi-fascism" and being a threat to democracy. This comes as Republicans and some Democrats criticized Biden's plan to cancel up to $20,000 of federal student loans for millions of Americans.

Aired: 08/26/22

Rating: NR

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