DeVos Confirmed As Education Secretary After Pence Casts First Ever VP Tiebreaking Vote

Share on Facebook

Tweet on Twitter

Betsy DeVos just got the most “no” votes of any education secretary in history

— Kevin Schaul (@kevinschaul) February 7, 2017 / by Tyler Durden / Feb 7, 2017 12:35 PM

As previewed earlier, in a vote that many had expected would end up deadlocked 50/50 in the Senate, moments ago the confirmation vote for Trump’s Education Secretary candidate Besty DeVos was indeed tied in the Senate after two Republicans – Collins and Murkowski voted against –  which then prompted Vice President Mike Pence to cast the first ever tie-breaking vote for a cabinet nominee in Senate history, in the process confirming DeVos as America’s new Secretary of Education.

The last time a VP broke a tie in the Senate was 2008, when then-Vice President Dick Cheney voted on a tax adjustment plan.


Read more ... source: The Bitcoin Channel




Previous articleArizona Bill Would Make Blockchain Smart Contracts ‘Legal’

Let's block ads! (Why?)

Powered by Bitcoin Central