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Al Franken slams new Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos: ‘The most incompetent Cabinet-level nominee I have ever seen’

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After Betsy DeVos was confirmed as secretary of education on Tuesday, Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota issued a blistering statement, calling her unqualified for the job.

“It’s not a job for amateurs who don’t know the first thing about education,” the statement said. “I voted against the nomination of Betsy DeVos, a billionaire Republican donor, because she is the most incompetent Cabinet-level nominee I have ever seen.”

Franken’s statement comes on the heels of one of the most contentious confirmation processes a secretary of education has seen. The position is typically confirmed without major opposition.

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