Biden Warns Progressive Lawmakers That Free Community College Probably Won’t be in Spending Bill

Legal Insurrection: Little by little, the wheels are falling off the Democrats’ massive spending bill. In the most recent change, Biden informed progressive Democrats that free community college probably won’t make the cut.

This is an issue that senators like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have been pushing for years. They are not going to be happy about this.

CNN reports:

Biden discusses $1.9 trillion top line for economic package and tells Democrats free community college is out

President Joe Biden informed House progressives Tuesday afternoon that the final bill to expand the social safety net is expected to drop tuition-free community college, a major White House priority, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter.

And the President discussed a $1.75 to $1.9 trillion price tag for the sweeping spending package, according to a person familiar with the talks. While the number is not finalized, it is far closer to West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin’s $1.5 trillion top line than progressives’ number, which was $3.5 trillion…

Biden had called for making two years of community college free — a long-time priority for many Democrats. Some progressives — like Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent who caucuses with the Democrats — have pushed for even more, calling for making tuition free at public, four-year colleges. more

14 Comments on Biden Warns Progressive Lawmakers That Free Community College Probably Won’t be in Spending Bill

  1. Will Jill (Dr. Jill of Community College fame) cut him off from the pudding?

    Joey Cringe is the sacrificial goat politician the real ones in charge are going to use to convince us that the “Great Reset” don’t need no stinkin’ politicians getting their safe of the action no more.

    It’s coming folks – the demons won’t need help from blood sucking ticks.

    Life as you knew it is obsolete.

  2. When I went to school, kindergarten was optional. I started with first grade.
    When two years of JC is “free” does it just become grades 13and 14?
    Does it matter. They’re not even learning to write and sign their names.

  3. Guess they figure the social media indoctrination after 12 years of k-12 indoctrination is enough…

  4. “Free Shit Supply Chain” – Now THAT sounds like an honest name for a political party. Yang needs to come here for ideas.

  5. How do you think they will be able to give all those benefits to the instant citizens coming across the border if they pay for things for the deplorables?

  6. I’m confused – why the need to remove anything from the spending bill? I heard that it was free because it had already been paid for.

    What gives?

  7. GOOD! I’m wasn’t able to attend college as I didn’t stay in school. I didn’t sweat my tail at work starting in ’65 to get where you fly around easy on hard working people’s coattails! As we said when we were younger when people wanted to do something stupid. “It ain’t that kind of party!”

  8. OOPS! 1975 though by 65 at 6 years10th I had figured out you get money from honest work! Thanks Gram and Gramps (all 4) and Mom! Might only get a dime or quarter for doing something but what you could do with a dime or a quarter.

  9. A free edumacation by the government?
    Can no one see what that’s already done to K – 12?
    We have nimrods at cash registers that can’t make change.

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