House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn noted that one of the best ways to honor John Lewis's legacy would be for the bill to be passed into law.
Rep. John Lewis was brutally beaten and sustained a fractured skull on Edmund Pettus Bridge by white officers as he marched for voting rights as a young man.
Rep. Jim Clyburn also took some time to discuss why he thinks the voting order should be changed in the early states to promote diversity.
At a press conference, Clyburn told reporters, "I know Joe, we know Joe, but most importantly Joe knows us," as Biden stood by his side.
The endorsement of Rep. Jim Clyburn, an influential Democrat who has served in Congress since 1993, is expected to provide a major boost.
Warren proposes to pay for the student debt relief with revenue from a proposed wealth tax, which would assess a 2% tax on wealth above $50 million.