Follow @NPR #Breaking Democrats plan to hold the Senate floor overnight in opposition to Betsy DeVos's nomination for education secretary Keith Boykin e @keithboykin Follow V Senate Democrats stage all-night protest against Betsy DeVos This is Elizabeth Warren #HoldTheFloor CSPAN US SENATE SEN ELIZABETH WARREN D-Massachusetts GSPAN C-spanorg 038 ll Reuters Politics Follow V REUTERS ReutersPolitics ICYMI Senator Patty Murray says Democrats will hold the floor for 24 hours in last push against DeVos nomination reutrs2lhdFBL 035 jettestblack micdotcom micdotcom Democrats stage all-night sit-in to protest Betsy DeVos’ confirmation Having exhausted all other options Democrats in the Senate announced Monday afternoon they will hold the floor all night to draw attention to the looming confirmation vote for Trump’s secretary of education nominee Betsy DeVos “Democrats will hold the floor for the next 24 hours until the final vote to do everything we can to persuade just one more Republican to join us” Sen Patty Murray of Washington said reported the Hill Read more Update Senate Dems call Betsy DeVos “incompetent” an “amateur” during all-night talk-a-thonBecause the talk-a-thon happened while most of America slept here are some of the best moments from the all-night sessionAl Franken “During her hearing Ms DeVos proved beyond a shadow of a doubt not only that her ideology is fundamentally incompatible with the mission of the Department of Education but that she is fundamentally incompetent to be its leader”Elizabeth Warren It is difficult to imagine a worse choice to head the Department of Education … DeVos demonstrated to the entire world she is embarrassingly unprepared“Kamala Harris She went on to say ‘Well but we need guns in schools yes because grizzly bears may pose a significant threat to the safety of our children and perhaps their education I say Ms DeVos poses a far greater threat to public education”Chuck Schumer “She is the least qualified nominee in a historically unqualified cabinet“ Read more I’m glad they’re finally doing something useful because they’ve been so fucking soft and meek Republicans have been taking what the fuck they want and using all their power to do so Meme



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