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(FreedomWire.org) – First lady Jill Biden claimed in an interview that her son, Hunter Biden, is innocent of any crime.

“Everybody and their brother has investigated Hunter,” she said in an interview with NBC News. “They keep at it, and at it, and at it. I know that Hunter is innocent.”

Hunter is under federal investigation for tax crimes and lying on a federal form to purchase a gun. He will also face investigations of his foreign business deals if Republicans win majorities in Congress.

But Jill Biden dismissed all of it.

“I love my son, and I will keep looking forward,” she said.

The Biden family continues to defend Hunter, insisting he did nothing wrong.

“I have great confidence in my son,” President Joe Biden said in a recent interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper. “I love him and he’s on the straight and narrow, and he has been for a couple years now. And I’m just so proud of him.”

Information about Hunter Biden’s shady foreign business deals continues to leak into the press.

Some would commend Jill Biden for supporting Joe and Hunter Biden; after all, they’re her husband and stepson respectively. The truth, however, is that she’s an enabler, and continuing to prop up a frail old man and encourage him to run again is bad for the nation as he drives the U.S. into the ground. Her defense of Hunter, meanwhile, just comes across as brainless; she could support him without saying something as ludicrous as “he’s innocent.” Nobody believes that and if Republicans win the House in November, they’ll surely investigate and we’ll hopefully find out.

(FreedomWire.org) – President Joe Biden’s federal student debt forgiveness plan, which would cancel up to $20,000 for low- and middle-income borrowers, could cost $400 billion, a new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report shows.

Under the president’s plan, individuals who made less than $125,000 in 2020 or 2021 and married couples or heads or households who made less than $250,000 per year in those years are eligible to have up to $10,000 of their federal student loans erased.

Qualifying borrowers who also received federal Pell grants while in college are eligible for up to $20,000 in debt cancellation, according to CNN. Millions of low-income students are awarded Pell grants each year, based on factors such as family size and income and tuition cost at their school. These students are also more likely to struggle to repay their student loans and more likely to default.

Democrat lawmakers have been pushing Biden to cancel up to $50,000 per borrower in federal student loan debt since he took office. Though his plan will wipe out less than they asked for, key Democrats commended the move.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren called Biden’s student loan action “transformative” for the middle class, in a joint statement Monday.

“Today’s CBO estimate makes clear that millions of middle class Americans have more breathing room thanks to President Biden’s historic decision to cancel student debt,” the Democrat senators said.

Republicans, however, have blasted Biden’s student debt cancellation as an unfair freebie that forces the working class to foot the bill for people who went to college.

The White House argued earlier this year that the handout was “fully paid for” by other reductions in the deficit in 2022 as compared to previous years. 

But the decrease in deficit in 2022 is largely a result of the massively high baseline set in 2020 and 2021, thanks to massive bipartisan COVID-19 spending and Democrats’ party-line $1.9 trillion coronavirus bill.