Democrats Close To Stopping Trump’s Education Pick?

Will the Democrats be able to stop Betsy DeVos from becoming the Secretary of Education? Ana Kasparian and John Iadarola, the hosts of The Young Turks, tell you what their chances are. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

“Democrats are speaking on the Senate floor for 24 hours in a last-ditch effort to derail the confirmation of Betsy DeVos, President Trump’s nominee for education secretary.

“Now is the time to put country before party,” said Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.), urging GOP senators to join Democrats in opposing DeVos, a Michigan billionaire and major Republican donor who has spent decades advocating the use of public funds to help parents pay tuition at private and religious schools.

“Her views are extreme,” Schumer said. “She seems to constantly demean the main purpose of her job, public education.”

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Democrats Close To Stopping Trump's Education Pick?