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Florida mayor Wayne Messam announced his exploratory bid as a Democratic nominee for the 2020 presidential election, and his campaign proposal includes a very bold suggestion: to cancel the student loan debt.

American students have amassed a $1.5 trillion debt that the mayor's aide called "an issue that threatens the economic security of this country."

Messam's aide told Buzzfeed that a move to debt-free college isn't possible without removing the student loan debt.

He also rationalized the proposal by insisting, "We don't have to walk into another Great Recession."

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