Kelly joins House Republicans in filing brief to the Supreme Court
U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-16th, announced Tuesday, Feb. 7, that he joined 126 other House Republicans in filing an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in the upcoming case considering the Biden administration’s student loan bailout.
The brief claims the bailout exploits language in the 2003 HEROES Act to waive the student loans of millions of Americans, who it says do not qualify.
That legislation was drafted in the wake of Sept. 11, 2001, to assist service members and veterans.
“From the onset, I have voiced my strong opposition to the Biden administration's student loan handout,” Kelly said. “Make no mistake: this unconstitutional act is nothing more than a political ploy that will ultimately cost taxpayers approximately $400 billion. I am proud to join my colleagues on this amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court voicing our outrage regarding this overstep of executive powers.”