Bernie Sanders Just Roasted Trump’s Billionaire Pick for Education Secretary

Early on in Betsy DeVos' confirmation hearing to become President-elect Donald Trump's education secretary Tuesday afternoon, Sen. Bernie Sanders sized up the wealthy philanthropist and let loose: "Do you think that if you were not a multibillionaire, if your family had not made hundreds of millions of dollars in contributions, that you would be sitting here today?"

As my colleague Andy Kroll wrote in 2014, "the DeVoses sit alongside the Kochs, the Bradleys, and the Coorses as founding...


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