February 07, 2017
As expected, DeVos' opponents quickly turned to social media to share their frustration, heartbreak and, in some cases, their next steps.
This is your Congress, America. It's run by feckless cowards who reward any incompetent ideologues who can buy their way in. #RememberIn2018— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) February 7, 2017
Senate just confirmed Betsy DeVos for @usedgov. Her only relevant experience – giving millions to GOP.— Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff) February 7, 2017
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Pennsylvanians also directed their anger at U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, who voted to approve DeVos' nomination despite facing harsh criticism, including over the fact that DeVos had donated $60,500 to his campaign funds.
I doubt she knows, but maybe our new Sec of Ed Betsy Devos can school @SenToomey on where Philly is because he never seems to come here.— Adrian Hickman (@adimike55) February 7, 2017
Pat Toomey just told me he "never" had second thoughts about supporting DeVos despite the furious pressure campaign from the left— Manu Raju (@mkraju) February 7, 2017