Betsy DeVos

The latest on Betsy DeVos. A Republican, DeVos served as secretary of education in the administration of President Donald Trump from 2017 to 2021. A controversial figure, both politically and in education circles, DeVos was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in a 50-50 split vote broken by Vice President Mike Pence. DeVos resigned the day after the January 6th Capitol attack, accusing President Donald Trump of inciting the riot.