Breitbart: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) responded to Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s (D) veiled critique of her “free” college proposal, defending her plan as “an investment in an entire generation of young people.”
Warren defended her “free” college proposal during a campaign stop in Iowa on Sunday, arguing that children should view education as a “first-rate alternative” no matter how much money they come from.
“Because that’s how we build a future full of opportunity,” she said, once again pitching her ultra-wealthy tax, which she claims will cover the majority of her costly proposals.
“Right now, they’re not paying (a) fair share of their taxes, and if they pitch in that two cents, we can provide the money for an investment in an entire generation of young people,” Warren said, according to the Des Moines Register.
“And I think that’s exactly what we should do,” she added.
In a Medium post in April, Warren outlined her plan for universal free public college and the mass cancellation of student loan debt. Warren’s plan promises the cancellation of up to $50,000 in student loan debt and tuition-free two-year or four-year public colleges. While her plan would cost an estimated $640 billion, the presidential hopeful has dismissed as “nonsense” concerns over the cost: more