Pence casts tie-breaking vote on DeVos' nomination for education secretary

Vice President Mike Pence cast a deciding vote for Betsy DeVos. It was the first time in U.S. history that a Cabinet secretary’s confirmation required a vice president’s tie-breaking vote to succeed.
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Vice President Mike Pence cast a deciding vote for Betsy DeVos. It was the first time in U.S. history that a Cabinet secretary’s confirmation required a vice president’s tie-breaking vote to succeed.

DeVos confirmed as education secretary; Durbin and Duckworth oppose

February 07, 2017 11:52 AM