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Fri Dec 4, 2020, 05:03 PM

'Bye-bye Betsy DeVos': Bernie Sanders, AOC take shots at DeVos in her final month as Education Sec.

Progressives Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have lashed out at Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos after she criticised calls for higher education to be made a public good.

On Tuesday, Ms DeVos called progressive proposals for higher education to be freely available and proposals from the Biden administration to forgive student debt "a socialist takeover of higher education."

She made the comments during a Federal Student Aid offices virtual conference.

"We've heard shrill calls to cancel, to forgive, to make it all free. Any innocuous label out there can't obfuscate what it really is - wrong," Ms DeVos said. "The campaign for free college is a matter of government control. Make no mistake, it is a socialist takeover of higher education."

Later that day, Mr Sanders made it clear he would not mourn Ms DeVos's departure from the position.

"Hmm. What do you call a billionaire who registered a $40m, 164-foot yacht in the Cayman Islands to avoid $2.4m in US taxes, while undermining public schools? The worst Education Secretary in the history of America," Mr Sanders tweeted. "Bye-bye, Betsy DeVos. You won't be missed."

https://www.yahoo.com/news/bye-bye-betsy-devos-bernie-230619554.html

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Reply 'Bye-bye Betsy DeVos': Bernie Sanders, AOC take shots at DeVos in her final month as Education Sec. (Original post)
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Fri Dec 4, 2020, 05:14 PM

1. And Elizabeth Warren response to DeVos' BS:

Warren tweeted on Tuesday night, "Because we were all just dying to know what the unqualified billionaire who made this problem worse thinks about helping people."

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Fri Dec 4, 2020, 05:15 PM

2. Betsy should focus on saying children and not childs

She's a complete and total ignoramus

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri Dec 4, 2020, 05:42 PM

3. No, Bernie!! You leave senate and it might get a repuke in your place!

We need you right were you are at.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri Dec 4, 2020, 08:48 PM

4. Why do you think that trump cares about the opinion of these people?

DeVos is safe until Jan 21

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