Pence casts deciding vote on nomination of DeVos for education secretary

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

DeVos confirmed as secretary of education after VP Pence breaks tie in Senate

February 07, 2017 09:31 AM