Betsy DeVos Sparks Outrage After Likening Being Pro-Choice to Being Pro-Slavery in Speech to Christian Group
The administration of President Donald Trump relies on its white Evangelical base to keep its support consistently hovering around 40 percent.
In keeping with this, President Donald Trump often invokes anti-abortion values he claims to hold dear. He's falsely claimed that Democrats are determined to rip babies from their mothers' wombs and that parents often discuss with their doctors whether or not to keep the baby...after the baby is born.
These claims are patently false, but they rile up the base.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos seems to be playing right along in promoting abortion hysteria, if a recent speech is any indication.
Facebook's Top News Exec Has Her Own Media Outlet Funded by Betsy DeVos That's Slamming Elizabeth Warren
In January 2017, Facebook hired a former NBC news anchor, Campbell Brown. The goal was to create Facebook News, the social media company's "news partnerships team."
In addition to her duties establishing Facebook's "quality news" feature in a dedicated tab, Brown runs her own news outlet: The 74.
With over $1.6 trillion of total debt, the student loan crisis continues to worsen, leaving graduates with crippling debt at the beginning of their professional lives and often shattering credit.
So dire has the situation gotten that the Betsy DeVos-appointed head of the Student Financial Aid office, A. Wayne Johnson, resigned from his post at the Education Department. Johnson will now apply for an appointment to retiring Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA).
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos got taken to task by a U.S. Magistrate Judge for violating a court order imposed by the same judge in a 2018 ruling.
Judge Sallie Kim ordered DeVos and the Education Department to stop pursuing student loan payments from students of Corinthian Colleges because the for-profit colleges became defunct in 2015.
Betsy DeVos Was Just Asked in an Interview if She'd Serve Another Term as Education Secretary and People are Cheering at Her Answer
Even if the unthinkable happens and Trump is elected for a second presidential term, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos won't commit to retaining her position for another four years.
During a Q&A session at the Education Writers Association national seminar in Baltimore, DeVos was asked whether she would serve another term as Education Secretary, and she wouldn't commit.
Betsy DeVos Just Said She Was Glad to be Education Secretary 'Most Days' and Now Everyone's Making the Same Joke
Days after national outcry against her proposed defunding of the Special Olympics and slashes to special education programs, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos sat down for a conversation with Jay Nordlinger of the National Review for the publication's annual Ideas Summit.
Nordlinger, after asserting that he was glad DeVos is Education Secretary, asked DeVos if she felt the same.
Anderson Cooper Had the Most Epic Response to Betsy DeVos Awkwardly Standing at an Elevator in Silence as a Reporter Asks Her About the Special Olympics
Ever since President Donald Trump's Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, released her budget outlining major cuts to services for the disabled, special education and completely defunding Special Olympics, people expressed outrage.
But in a bizarre series of events, Trump and DeVos appeared to be pointing fingers at each other over whose idea the cuts were.