Tag: Betsy DeVos

Pence Breaks Tie to Confirm DeVos

A handful of GOP defections in the closely-controlled Republican U.S. Senate necessitated the intervention of Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday, Save Jersey, who cast the tie-breaking vote for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. Watch: MOMENTS AGO: VP Pence breaks Senate Read More

Meet Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Pick for Education Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump has selected billionaire philanthropist Betsy DeVos, a relatively unknown figure on the national scene, to head the U.S. Department of Education. “Betsy DeVos is a brilliant and passionate education advocate,” Trump said in a press release. “Under Read More