Cassidy and Foxx call for investigation into Biden’s ‘botched’ student aid rollout

EXCLUSIVE — Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) are calling for an investigation into the Biden administration‘s “botched” rollout of updates to the student aid program.

Cassidy, ranking member of the Senate Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, and Foxx, chairwoman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office on Wednesday seeking an inquiry into the Education Department’s implementation of updates to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid program.

In the letter, which was obtained by the Washington Examiner, Republican lawmakers criticized the rollout of the FAFSA Simplification Act of 2020, which was due Jan. 1, but was delayed, causing financial stress to families. Cassidy was joined by 16 of his Senate colleagues, and Foxx was joined by 10 members of the House.

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