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Washington D.C. – House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) gave the following remarks calling on Senate Democrats to take action on student loans:

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“I want to be very direct. The House has acted to stop student loan rates from doubling – the Senate has failed to act and now the rates have doubled. Who gets hurt? The students with us today and the students across America. They don’t care about Republicans or Democrats; they want to have a fighting chance for a future. So we ask Harry Reid, take action. Don’t stop the ability for a compromise. America is looking at him and so are the students – most importantly. Don’t punish them for your inaction.”