Buttigieg's husband mocks Biden admin restarting student loan payments next month: 'No thank you'

Buttigieg’s husband mocks Biden admin restarting student loan funds subsequent month: ‘No thanks’

The husband of U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg seems lower than smitten by having to repay his student loans.

Chasten Buttigieg, who lately turned a father to new child twins with the transportation secretary, posted a screenshot on Instagram Saturday of a notification that his student loan reduction from the COVID-19 pandemic will expire on January 31, 2022.

BUTTIGIEG, HUSBAND CHASTEN MOCKED FOR COMPLAINING ABOUT HIGH RENT IN DC

Pete Buttigieg, U.S. Secretary of Transportation, speaks about the Clydebank Declaration on zero emissions in shipping on day ten of the COP26 at SECC on November 10, 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)

Pete Buttigieg, U.S. Secretary of Transportation, speaks in regards to the Clydebank Declaration on zero emissions in delivery on day ten of the COP26 at SECC on November 10, 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)

“Chasten, your student loan payments restart after January 31, 2022,” the discover learn, in response to a screenshot tweeted by Politico’s Michael Stratford. “You’ll soon receive a bill from your student loan servicer.”

“LOL no thank you Merry Christmas next,” Chasten captioned the publish.

Stratford surmised that “Chasten doesn’t appear to be a fan of the Biden admin’s plan to restart student loan payments next month.”

“These are the guys who complained that they couldn’t afford rent in DC on Pete’s $220K salary (and all their money from writing books),” Republican strategist Matt Whitlock commented. “A good reminder that the left’s ‘cancel student loan debt’ goal would overwhelmingly help financially comfortable people.”

Chasten confronted ridicule in July after he complained about lease costs in Washington, D.C., claiming he and his husband “couldn’t afford” something greater than a one-bedroom house.

Pete Buttigieg, U.S. Secretary of Transportation, speaks about the Clydebank Declaration on zero emissions in shipping on day ten of the COP26 at SECC on November 10, 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)

Pete Buttigieg, U.S. Secretary of Transportation, speaks in regards to the Clydebank Declaration on zero emissions in delivery on day ten of the COP26 at SECC on November 10, 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)

The transportation secretary’s wage is $221,400 and Chasten is a part-time drama faculty instructor. In addition to their D.C. house, the couple owns a house on Lake Michigan in Traverse City, which they bought this 12 months after promoting their house in South Bend, The Washington Post reported on the time.

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Commentators on each side of the political aisle mocked the Buttigieges on the time, including that the majority Americans don’t have the posh of getting two residences.

“Imagine being so far removed from the real world that you complain about your $4,500/mo apartment not having a den,” Abigail Marone, press secretary for Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo, tweeted on the time. “Americans are struggling to afford basic necessities thanks to #bidenflation but poor Pete & Chasten don’t get a den in their high-end building. Boo hoo.”