DeVos was asked if she’s glad to be in her position during an interview on stage at a summit sponsored by the National Review Institute in Washington, DC. “I am indeed. Yes,” she replied, as the crowd laughed — but then added, “Most days I am.” DeVos appeared twice on the Hill this week to defend her budget proposal. With Democrats leading the charge, lawmakers blasted her for eliminating funding for the Special Olympics and for requesting a significant cut to her department’s overall funding — for the third year in a row.
Amid an outpouring of public outcry, DeVos repeatedly stood by the decision to cut the money for the Special Olympics. She argued that while it’s