Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Pro Life Devos Confirmed and Sworn in by VP Pence

VP Mike Pence swears in Betsy Devos as Educ. Sec.
Her husband Dick DeVos attended.
ARRA News Service: President Trump's (pro-life) nominee Betsy DeVos was confirmed as Secretary of Education today. After an all night debate, the vote was 50-50 with two Republicans joining Democrats to vote against Devos. Republican Senators Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska joined the Democrats and two independents in opposing to DeVos.

Vice President Mike Pence who Constitutionally may breaks ties in the U.S. Senate, voted to confirm Devos. Historians are noting that this is the first time a president broke a tie on a confirmation vote.  The Vice President tweeted: "Today’s vote to confirm Education Secretary @BetsyDeVos was a vote for every child having a chance at a world-class education."

Vice President Pence swore Betsy Devos in as Secretary of Education.

Arkansas' Republican senators, John Boozman and Tom Cotton, each voted in favor of confirming DeVos.

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