Amy Klobuchar says she doesn’t support free four-year college and called the Green New Deal and Medicare for All ‘aspirations’

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar rejected progressive calls to provide free four-year college during a New Hampshire town hall Monday night. The Minnesota Democrat and 2020 presidential candidate instead said she’d expand Pell grants, help students refinance their college loans, and make two-year community colleges free.  Klobuchar also called other progressive agenda items, including the Green New Deal and Medicare for All, “aspirations.” 

Sen. Amy Klobuchar rejected progressive calls to provide free four-year college during a New Hampshire town hall during Monday night, where she framed herself as a moderate Democrat in the 2020 presidential field.

“No, I am not for free four-year college for all,” the Minnesota lawmaker said. “If I was a magic genie and could give that to everyone and we could afford it, I would … I’ve got to tell the truth.” See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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