U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s husband sparked social media mockery when he overtly complained about repaying student loans.
Chasten Buttigieg shared a screenshot of a notification on his student loan on Sunday and was rapidly reminded by many Twitter customers that paying again what you borrowed is definitely the way it’s imagined to work.
Millions of student loan funds are set to renew in January because the moratorium that was first applied in March 2020 in the course of the coronavirus pandemic can be expiring. Many are advocating for President Joe Biden to increase the pause on funds.
Chasten Buttigieg, together with husband Pete – a former mayor who’s now having fun with a $221,400 wage as a part of Biden’s Cabinet – just lately adopted twin infants. He set off a wave of mockery earlier this summer season after complaining about hire costs in Washington, D.C., and the way the household “couldn’t afford” something bigger than a one-bedroom condo.
In his Instagram story on Sunday, Buttigieg posted the picture of a message about his student loan which learn, “Chasten, your student loan payments restart after January 31, 2022.”
“You’ll soon receive a bill from your student loan servicer,” the observe learn, as seen in a screenshot of Buttigieg’s submit tweeted by Politico’s Michael Stratford.
“LOL no thank you Merry Christmas next,” Chasten Buttigieg’s caption learn.
“Chasten doesn’t appear to be a fan of the Biden admin’s plan to restart student loan payments next month,” Stratford famous in his tweet.
— Michael Stratford (@mstratford) December 12, 2021
Others additionally chimed in.
These are the blokes who complained that they couldn’t afford hire in DC on Pete’s $220K wage (and all their cash from writing books).
A superb reminder that the left’s “cancel student loan debt” aim would overwhelmingly assist financially snug folks. https://t.co/OnFsQqXY0o
— Matt Whitlock (@mattdizwhitlock) December 12, 2021
If solely he has entry to leaders of the land who might change and affect coverage. 💅🏾
— Parvesh Cheena 🏳️🌈🏳️⚧️❤️🦓 (@Parvesh) December 12, 2021
The man and his partner make over $250k/yr. This is so pitiful for him to complain about fulfilling his obligations he signed for when he took these loans
— Dan S (@dsim329) December 12, 2021
If you borrow cash, pay it again. Not controversial! https://t.co/ptZS4ETwuD
— John Noonan (@noonanjo) December 12, 2021
I’ll by no means perceive individuals who don’t suppose they need to pay their loans. It actually says one thing about them – and it’s not good.
— LB (@beyondreasdoubt) December 12, 2021
The partner of a cupboard member, who makes about $200,000 a yr, is complaining about repaying a loan he took out.
When Democrats say “cancel student debt,” what they actually imply is, pressure non-college diploma employees to repay loans taken out by the elite. https://t.co/p12KSN6JBG
— Michele Perez Exner (@michelepexner) December 12, 2021