U.S. Representative Tom Reed formally endorsed a law originally proposed by House Democrats. (Photo: iStock)

Watch out, Elizabeth Warren: A Republican lawmaker who’s also a senior member of President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team appears to be vying for the title of Congressional champion of student debtors.

U.S. Representative Tom Reed this week formally endorsed a law originally proposed by House Democrats. Though a long shot, the bill would do more for America’s roughly 42 million student debtors than the one proposed two years ago by Warren, the liberal firebrand from Massachusetts. Democrats didn’t quite know what to make of Reed’s move.

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