Sen. Collins (R-ME) and Sen. Murkowski (R-AK)

Collins and Murkowski bear responsibility for Betsy DeVos being Education Secretary

For the first time in the history of this country, a vice president had to break a tie vote (50-50) on a cabinet nomination. The nominee was Betsy DeVos. The tie was because two Republicans, Sen. Susan Collins (ME) and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (AK) voted against their party. In back-to-back floor speeches, the lawmakers said Ms. DeVos was unqualified […]