White House Twitter account trolls GOP lawmakers who got PPP loans forgiven

A day after President Joe Biden’s student debt relief plan was widely questioned by Republicans, the White House Twitter account fired back, tweeting about GOP lawmakers who had been “forgiven” the Paycheck Protection Plan loans.

The account pointed out that Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, for example, had $183,504 in PPP loans forgiven. This after Greene appeared on TV and said, “For our government, just to say OK, your debt is fully forgiven… it’s totally unfair.”

The White House also shot Rep. Vern Buchanan, who was forgiven more than $2.3 million in PPP loans, as well as Congressman Markwayne Mullin ($1.1 million forgiven) and Rep. Matt Gaetz ($482,321 remitted) as well as several others, six inches all.

The troll job was enthusiastically received by Democrats and their supporters, with one responder commenting, “That’s the kind of response I want to see more of from this account.”

The political right was less amused, with some pointing out that PPP loans have been legislated by Congress, as opposed to Biden’s student loan order, which may or may not be constitutional.

On Wednesday, Biden announced plans to waive $10,000 in student debt for many borrowers making less than $125,000 a year or families making less than $250,000.

Also unlike federal student loans, PPP loans were made early in the COVID-19 pandemic with the intent to be made as long as borrowers met certain criteria, such as:

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