FULL HEARING: Betsy Devos For Secretary of Education (FNN)

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  • Oscar Crisanto
    Oscar Crisanto 3 months ago

    She better thank the Chairman was there to save her from literally hanging herself from a tree outside the hearing... and just to follow up someone asked below why are the millionaires asking for a job in the congress? Well I can answer that... if morons like Trump got to be in the White House thirsty for more power without having a DAMN idea about government and external policies who's is there to tell them that they can't..! If Trump did it why wouldn't I.. they say...! Plain sample if Devos SHE IS CLEARLY SO UNQUALIFIED FOR THE JOB... yet she;s there applying thanks to her millions...! Jezz if this is how this country will man what can I expect and this is after TRUMP HIMSELF SAID..."I have the most dedicated and prepared people.... LMAO"

  • ShopkinsLPSKids Play
    ShopkinsLPSKids Play 3 months ago

    Go Betsey Go!!!

  • ShopkinsLPSKids Play
    ShopkinsLPSKids Play 3 months ago

    Make Education Great Again

  • PfEMP1
    PfEMP1 3 months ago

    "I will support what the President elect does" WOW. WHAT?! So she admits she will be a slave of the President and follow orders without questioning them. Wow.

  • sjean1979
    sjean1979 3 months ago

    Actually she is correct......."Since 1980 the cost of college has skyrocketed, growing by more than 1,000 percent." https://cdn.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/WhiteStudentDebt-3.pdf

  • Austin Pelissier
    Austin Pelissier 3 months ago

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  • Camilla C.
    Camilla C. 3 months ago

    Charter Schools, yes, if done properly are a winning option for K-12 students.
    But what went wrong in her home state, Michigan?
    Why is she coming across as totally incompetent?

  • C Stack
    C Stack 3 months ago

    With Betsy DeVos, parents will have choice where to educate their children, and they will have higher quality public education. Betsy DeVos will bring choice back to schools, and will bring sanity back to what is taught. I've seen what kids are going through in public school, and it's aggravating to the kids, to the parents, and to the teachers who want to really provide a true education to their students. The US is raising illiterate, illogical fools because they aren't being truly educated. An example, look at the snowflakes on college campuses who cannot tolerate anyone disagreeing with them. Problem is, the leftists and statists (progressives) will be trying to block everything Ms. DeVos tries to do. So perhaps there is no hope for our children to get an education in public schools, and homeschooling is the only good option. For the kids' sake, I hope the leftists and statists don't succeed.

  • Jefff
    Jefff 3 months ago

    Not only is Trump not draining the swamp as he promised, he is now bathing in it.

  • Jefff
    Jefff 3 months ago

    It angers me that we, as a nation, have such a contempt for public education. We must be the only 1st world nation (I'm using that loosely) that doesn't value education. Education is what got us to the Moon and it is what took S. Korea from ashes of the Korean War to an manufacturing powerhouse. OK S. Korea has other problems like over worked population. If America defunds education even more, we will soon be just like Africa.

  • rctube1958
    rctube1958 3 months ago

    You can disagree with her answers, but she answered the questions.

  • 8ElionAdvancing8
    8ElionAdvancing8 3 months ago

    Al Franken, you came off like a jerk. at this hearing. You wouldn't allow Mrs. Devos to answer your question, then you falsely claimed that she was ignorant regarding the topic of proficiency verses growth. Seems like you ran out the clock by flapping your gip on purpose and interrupted her so she could not speak. At any rate, you came off like a nasty jerk, who just wanted to publicly shame Mrs. Devos for her Christian beliefs regarding LGBT. I mean seriously, you could see that she was sitting there, with her finger in the air, as if to say, "Wait a minute." She was clearly waiting for you to finish talking, so that she could answer your question, but you just kept on talking, and talking, right over top of her, until you ran out the clock entirely. Then you changed the subject to LGBT, so that she could never answer your original question. How shameful of you, to treat a woman this way. Later on, you used this incident as an example of Devos incompetence. You claimed that Devos was ignorant and unqualified for the job, but you know that you are the one who prevented her from answering the question in the first place. And BTW, you are the last person who should EVER be harping about the qualifications of other people. What law school did you attend Sir? You are a damn comedian, so what the heck are you doing in our Senate? I'm sure there are millions of people who would consider you to be abysmally unqualified. But I am sure they would not go out of their way to publicly shame you before the whole world, even if you were deserving of it, because its cruel. Be glad that most of the people in America are not like you.

  • Cringy Autist
    Cringy Autist 3 months ago

    I love comedy roasts

  • Yo Joe85881406
    Yo Joe85881406 3 months ago

    I bet a small percentage of the 180,000 plus views actually watched the entire thing and base your opinions about secretary Devos based on what you've read or heard in the media...

  • Canadian Guy
    Canadian Guy 3 months ago

    Look at the rats with their cameras- wow!!!!!

  • Thankyou3403
    Thankyou3403 3 months ago

    Todd Young earned $48K from Devos.

  • Thankyou3403
    Thankyou3403 3 months ago

    She's happy to work with dyslexia, but not lgbt and not bullying and harassing people. Young is a kiss up.

  • vu le
    vu le 3 months ago

    Why are people below complaining.
    Why do you discriminate her? She hasn't done anything yet!

    You guy are so negative, you let your emotion and anger taking over your own thought.

  • Thankyou3403
    Thankyou3403 3 months ago

    What about her skill sets?

  • Thankyou3403
    Thankyou3403 3 months ago

    Charter was developed by whom?

  • Thankyou3403
    Thankyou3403 3 months ago

    Charters are unfortunately supported by liberals and conservatives.

  • Thankyou3403
    Thankyou3403 3 months ago

    They wouldn't be in my face with all these cameras.

  • Greg C.
    Greg C. 3 months ago

    Let's go DeVos!!! I support you and I always will to make America's utterly flawed education system great again!

  • Jerald
    Jerald 3 months ago

    1:30:00 Proficiency vs. Growth Question by Sen. Franken

  • Åsmund Øvland
    Åsmund Øvland 3 months ago

    It was exhausting hearing devos talk, and answering with alomst the same sentence everytime like wtf america

  • Aricu Nono
    Aricu Nono 3 months ago

    1:06:24 Why do democrats hate rich people and ask such stupid questions when they are all raping the government getting over paid... Democratic leaches....

  • Aricu Nono
    Aricu Nono 3 months ago

    Elizabeth Warren is Special.. If she had a life story movie; it would be a person talking to a camera for 3 hours...

  • Karen Bilicki
    Karen Bilicki 3 months ago

    it's like talking to a robot that is only programmed with limited responses and equipped with a plastic face that's only facial expression is a weird and flaccid smile.

  • White Ninja
    White Ninja 3 months ago

    Get her the hell out of there. The only BAD pick Prez. Trump selected.

  • MorganMarvinson
    MorganMarvinson 3 months ago

    1:58:25 The Dover trial was NOT about the adoption of a "biology textbook including intelligent design." The trial was about the FREE availability of an adjunct book on intelligent design in the Dover school library. The litigation of that FREE availability cost the Dover school district A MILLION DOLLARS. If concern over the funding of public schools is foremost, why throw away a million dollars of education funding?

  • falleneira1
    falleneira1 3 months ago

    I really don't see the negatives from everyone except the school choice issue and that she didn't go to public school, lucky her imo. She believes and has restated the choice about education will return to states. I think she was wonderful despite the Democrats spending half their time lecturing and complaining. She said she would not coerce or mandate states to accept education packages or school choice. Woohoo for states rights! I personally have not heard a good argument against school choice considering freedom to choose is America's pov on most things, just take a look at the recent marches for examples. I mean she tells four different senators that choice will return to states. States decide. Oh, FYI, the ethics committee took longer than expected. She filed on time. She's not going to take a salary. She and her family are divesting from all school related businesses and charities. She is not taking the 1043 tax "loophole" Baldwin talks about. She believes each child is unique and that school cannot be a one-size fits-all approach as it has been. I agree and the science in the field of child psychology agrees, and until now has only been available to wealthy parents that can afford to pay twice (once for property taxes and second for the private school). How has this been fair? Statistics on performance shows the current system is not working. She wants to move from a proficiency based system to a more growth based approach. And of course, she did not and should not agree to a blanket statement to support Obama's regulations. It's such a political trap. She needs to review all regulations carefully before committing to them. That's just logical and honest, which I appreciate. She is pro-technical schools, which is a welcome change.

  • Chelsea Holland
    Chelsea Holland 3 months ago

    Senator Young: Does 1 + 1 = 2? Yes? Excellent Answer.
    Senator Young: Is the sky blue? Yes? Oh my god, you are perfect!

  • Destiny tran
    Destiny tran 3 months ago

    Don't we hate democrat senates?

  • Chelsea Holland
    Chelsea Holland 3 months ago

    Listening to these people talk, furthering the divide between the have and have nots, makes me think that a communist America might be a good thing.

  • Chelsea Holland
    Chelsea Holland 3 months ago

    "Too many questions are based on the fact that she doesnt come from within the education establishment, but honestly, i believe that today, that is one of the most important qualifications she could have." I didn't see a qualification in that statement. The qualification is that she has no experience with education? Gtfo here.

  • Chelsea Holland
    Chelsea Holland 3 months ago

    "6% of students go to Charter Schools, so who is in the mainstream here? She is obviously in support of our children." Uhmm...apparently 94% of students are in the mainstream, and she is in support of the minority. Why the hell is this guy fighting for her. He is supposed to be letting people ask questions. stfu already.

  • Dave Garrard
    Dave Garrard 3 months ago

    Damn Democrats make it so aaahhhhhhhhhhh...... They seem to be the most unfair set of people I've seen.

  • Do You Have Cookies?
    Do You Have Cookies? 3 months ago

    "My heart bleeds and is broken for those families that have lost relatives to gun violence."
    You have a heart?!

  • Dave Garrard
    Dave Garrard 3 months ago

    She seems to be a caring person....and she is highly educated and capable....She's good to go to me.... Sign her up

  • xMoon Babyx
    xMoon Babyx 3 months ago

    most of these republicans like her/support her because her & her family are big donors to the GOP !

  • Usernamee101
    Usernamee101 3 months ago

    I can't believe that the Republican senators spoke highly of her. Cowards who can't detach themselves from their party even if kid's education is on the line.

  • E. S.
    E. S. 3 months ago

    she is not credible, not honest, not modest, not true, not responsible: she is a fake person, I`m telling you!

  • Evaeleon
    Evaeleon 3 months ago

    Enjoy your damage control Republicans

  • Roger Thornhill
    Roger Thornhill 3 months ago

    Devos is exactly the type of person that does not belong in government. Her and her family have bribed government officials for years and their influence in government is the problem. This is not how democracy should work. Politicians should be banned from accepting donations from these rich capitalists seeking to influence government.

  • yelloworangered
    yelloworangered 3 months ago

    Fake-ohontus Liz is on the warpath -- what a joke she is.

  • Margo Mason
    Margo Mason 3 months ago

    This two headed witch talks a good game, but it is evident she is a bait and switch game just like the Duck. The Duck picked a good one in Ms. Amway to downgrade the education system of the USA.  Under her rule there will be, private, public, charter and gutter schools. The best bet for children in the USA is being home schooled by a family member, friend or community.

  • Jean Jessup
    Jean Jessup 3 months ago

    She's handling the dems questions brilliantly! She's handling things like a (lady) BOSS!!!

  • yelloworangered
    yelloworangered 3 months ago

    Is child care an educational issue? Is it under the power of the Secretary of Education? Is Sanders doing some side yammering here?

  • yelloworangered
    yelloworangered 3 months ago

    Thank you, Fox 10 Phoenix, for your constant work to make these hearings and other available in their entirety.

  • Jacob Magnuts
    Jacob Magnuts 3 months ago

    This lady is a CROOK

  • MC Mark Markson
    MC Mark Markson 3 months ago

    Man does Trump want to make Russia out of the US with his friend Putin or what? O_o

  • shavonne burns
    shavonne burns 3 months ago

    How is Senator Collins going to be mad about other senators asking to get more time for questions so that they can gain a better understanding of Devos views on education, but Senator Collins spent a minute kissing Devos ass instead of getting straight to her questions. Both parties wasted time. Their five minutes should of been only questions (period). Not any drawn out stories or any speeches of approval for Devos should have been said during their short limited amount of time to speak.

  • shavonne burns
    shavonne burns 3 months ago

    I don't understand why majority of this panel is asking Betsy Devos yes or no questions or agree or disagree questions. They should be asking open end questions that allow a better view of her stance on critical issues and concerns. By asking these yes or no questions we are not getting a chance to hear her ideas for our education.
    I also don't understand why a few senators on the panel spent their 5 minutes not asking questions but explaining their background stories or giving confirmation of approval for Devos( which clearly shows how bias and divided this panel is to make clear judgements) Also, they should be able to ask how many questions they feel necessary to come to a conclusive decision.

  • VXCV
    VXCV 3 months ago

    This chick is like Sarah Palin version 2.0.

  • Sunny Day
    Sunny Day 3 months ago

    Did Warren really get money to go to college??

  • Rafael Johnson
    Rafael Johnson 3 months ago

    It is sad that she really hasn't answered any question that were legit. My issue with this is that Sen. Anderson should allow more question especially for someone that doesn't have any education background. No one would want someone that doesn't understand how schools work the leader of education

  • Carmen Erazo
    Carmen Erazo 3 months ago

    Unbelievable! She is a joke, like BS said, do you think you'd be there had it not been for your contribution to the Trump camp.

  • trev trev
    trev trev 3 months ago

    Politicians profit off their time in office. Billionaire has already made their money. I know it's a crazy concept but perhaps getting that rich reflects on her abilities and maybe she just wants to do some good. Maybe even fix some of these super cancerous liberal schools that I'm sure democrats bank on.

  • Angelica Howard
    Angelica Howard 3 months ago

    I can't believe this is the woman Trump chose for our education, that shows a lot about our president. She has no experience, it's sort of sad that she doesn't answer the most important questions she just talks around them. She doesn't give enough information on enforcing the rights of education for our children and I'm very concerned that our education is going to be more beneficial to her financially rather than the schools and resources for our children.

  • S2CHIS2
    S2CHIS2 3 months ago

    Chairman Senator Alexander thinks he's being fair, and he's not... to be simply put, he's old and he didn't want to be there. How is he chairman? He was the one that didn't seem to care... out of everyone there.

  • delfim ALFREDO
    delfim ALFREDO 3 months ago

    im not american but ive being reading all the comments and people are rigth to say waht ever they whant to say its a free county ... but she doesent show a good comitment to the education shes being iven worse than my coutry... and about religions im against all of them because they are not real but every one has theyr opinion about that and i respect but your 45 president will start a war before you notice.. but i hope not

  • Michael Dodd
    Michael Dodd 3 months ago

    I like her.

  • Cindy Piper
    Cindy Piper 3 months ago

    I am not sure that Betsy DeVos is the right choice.  She didn't prepare well for this at all.

  • S2CHIS2
    S2CHIS2 3 months ago

    She sounds so unqualified for the job, I finally just had to hear the whole thing.

  • Bienvenido Ties
    Bienvenido Ties 3 months ago

    Maybe I've been watching to much " Lie To Me" , but, at Time Stamp 1:32:00, or there about, Ms. betsy, seems ecstatic, at the very idea, that conversion therapy has lead to suicides, it's like, " That's great !, if they they can't be straight, suicide is a great idea! "

    I find her Arrogance, and ignorance mind boggling. This women is not fit for this position, in any shape form or fashion.

  • stormy seaward
    stormy seaward 4 months ago

    So looking into Lamar Alexander after watching his atrocious behavior in this hearing alerted me to something VERY disturbing. Senator Alexander, how many of these nice white people will continue to support you and Senator McConnell and President Trump when they find out about the horse abuse?!? Uh Oh. There go two Republican senate seats!!!

  • Izakaya Daemon
    Izakaya Daemon 4 months ago

    Do I like the video for the coverage or do I hate cause this was a waste of tax money just having this interview..???

  • kittykatBflat
    kittykatBflat 4 months ago

    I'm concerned right off the bat that they said letters of support from 97 schools. There is a bias risk there because if they don't show visible support her foundation could pull funding.

  • nicki salizzoni
    nicki salizzoni 4 months ago

    Can I just say I'm 1:15 in to this and I am a -low income, public school, almost senior- my mom and I are struggling to figure out how I will be able to go to a college suited to fit me. -as a child who has always read and learned at a higher level than everyone around me- without having to go into debt for the rest of my life. I want to be a teacher so how can I trust her if she does not know what it's like in a public education. And before anyone says well your parents should have been more active in your education. My mom workers full time my dad travels to be able to afford things. They tried to be but my school would not cooperate.

  • Oluwasegun Joseph
    Oluwasegun Joseph 4 months ago

    This woman doesn't know what she's talking about

  • Lynn Gee
    Lynn Gee 4 months ago

    Betsy isn't going to "teach" our children, she's going to free them from democrats ideal education standards or, more exact, lack of. You had 8 miserable years and have done nothing but come out on top with full benefits for part time work, while you and your unions destroyed public education. Now get your hands off of our children and step aside, we've had enough. I CHOOSE private school over anything I've seen for the past 8 years out of teachers and their corrupt, thug unions. Common Core Whores...sold kids out...did it for the bennies! I can't WAIT for the day our children are FREE from the insane liberal agenda.

  • Yuriza Kojima
    Yuriza Kojima 4 months ago

    Of course she wants guns in schools. Not only to protect from "grizzlies" but to "have the opportunity" to protect people from "low income" and "urban" people.

  • Yuriza Kojima
    Yuriza Kojima 4 months ago

    She's using black people to connect with a certain audience all the while using terms like "low income" and "kids of color" this is unacceptable.

  • Brian McNamara
    Brian McNamara 4 months ago

    We cannot allow this woman to be in this position. She has no idea whats going on

  • Brian McNamara
    Brian McNamara 4 months ago

    this woman is not qualified for this position and her family's money should not make a difference

  • Nicholi Evans
    Nicholi Evans 4 months ago

    I don't know of any school district that pays bonuses. My husband taught for 30 years with a master's degree and 36 credits beyond. He also coached freshman basketball. When he retire 10 years ago he was making about $55,000. A majority of the teachers today must pay for classroom supplies out of their pocket and although they do have some time off over the summer they must continue to take credits to keep their licenses and move up on the pay scale. If these are grad credits they can cost as much as $300/ credit. The teachers in our district have not any kind of a raise in three years and their benefit costs have gone way up. I realize that is true in many jobs, but to say they are overpaid and receive huge bonuses is just not so.

  • Yuriza Kojima
    Yuriza Kojima 4 months ago

    The first two to speak for her sitting by her was a black man and a democrat. Audience targeting at it's finest. She is completely incompetent. She's only there to screw over public school children. She wants her tax breaks and to funnel money into for profit private schools.

  • Yuriza Kojima
    Yuriza Kojima 4 months ago

    Notice how many times the term "low income" was used.

  • Jonathan Heebner
    Jonathan Heebner 4 months ago

    "Thank you for that question and I look forward to working with you to understand that."

  • Stephanie Itzen
    Stephanie Itzen 4 months ago

    not ONE WORD about how she would make public schools better.

  • NoNulli
    NoNulli 4 months ago

    This makes me want to study hard and become the Secretary of ecucation in America to actually do a good job there...And I'm not even American.

  • Dead squirrel
    Dead squirrel 4 months ago

    I have only one word for her: FRAUD

  • Avengersoul
    Avengersoul 4 months ago

    Maybe Trump sees or knows something I don't know and I'm all for Trump...Mattis was great, Tillerson was great, Sessions was great... But this woman....I don't see it. Not even a shred of a thought see it.

  • Ethan Hill
    Ethan Hill 4 months ago

    Our culture is anti-intellectual. trump's rise to political leadership of the English-speaking capitalist world examples the extent of the anti-intellectualism. This nominee mirrors trump.

    Government can't overcome lazy parents and lazy students. Government can't change the culture.

  • Brooke Gallagher
    Brooke Gallagher 4 months ago

    "Use those moneys"

  • Cubs
    Cubs 4 months ago

    high-key want 2 punch senator alexander in the face................

  • Yohana
    Yohana 4 months ago

    Hold up, so they gave her the questions BEFORE the hearing and she still bombed this way?! Jesus Christ.

  • Sandy Lu
    Sandy Lu 4 months ago

    many children with ADHD have been sent to several psychiatrist. The Government then comes in like vendors. Free school you will see dramatic change ! but only for a month if you can afford it then sign off your child to us (the Government!) and they are no longer yours. . well that's a story of a child who shouldn't have died. search it up.

  • alex lee
    alex lee 4 months ago

    Old PIG Alexander look so stupid, when he labeled himself as president and no rule shall be changed hahahah BIG DEVOS ASS KISSER. Love Sen. Warren and Se. Murray. These are strong, intelligent and educated women.

  • livia 1881
    livia 1881 4 months ago

    I'm glad that they haven't confirmed this nominee. They postponed the vote!

  • Azphreal
    Azphreal 4 months ago

    Damn the reps were wasting most of their time butt kissing and theirs seemed to be the only questions she actually answered the rest was evasion and maybe purposeful 'misunderstanding'. I truly believe that BEFORE these hearings take place all the paperwork should be in so the people can actually hear about any conflict of interests or ethical problems.

  • Stacie Shannon
    Stacie Shannon 4 months ago

    These liberals are just scared that if people get to choose what school their kids attend, no one will send them to the ones with the liberal indoctrination.

  • Stacie Shannon
    Stacie Shannon 4 months ago

    The chair limitations on the hearing seem harsh, although I do get his point.
    She has visited each one of them in person, they had this hearing, they will receive answers to written questions and all required documentation prior to the vote.
    The only reason to continue the public hearing is to allow them to continue to abuse the record.
    The enormous amount of pissing and moaning out of the members is striking. They REALLY don't like being treated the way they treat others.

  • Jim Goebel
    Jim Goebel 4 months ago

    This is just embarrassing, pathetic, and very sad our children deserve better!

  • Caleb Stew
    Caleb Stew 4 months ago

    She's genuinely struggling to string a coherent sentence together .

  • Dave Naus
    Dave Naus 4 months ago

    Mr. Trump, you better work out another deal with this woman because putting her in this position was not a good move, not smart. Doesn't matter what kind of deal you made with her, you need to let her go now and find another position for her or something unless she's got something over on you that will make it difficult for you later. I'm sure you'll figure out how to deal with that if she does.

  • Caged
    Caged 4 months ago

    She was schooled.

  • candofitness
    candofitness 4 months ago

    The faces of the family during the introduction are hilarious, it's as if they are envisioning a saint. how fake are they??!!

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