Michael Moore: DeVos ‘a big FU’ to kids
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Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore on Tuesday ripped both Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, President Trump's pick to lead the Education Department, and the Senate for voting to approve her earlier in the day.

“The Senate Republicans have just sent a big FU to the school children of America,” Moore tweeted Tuesday. "Even the worst countries don’t shit on their own kids.”

“Perhaps someone should call Child Protective Services,” added Moore, a diehard Trump detractor who endorsed 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonO’Malley tells Dems not to fear Trump FBI informant gathered years of evidence on Russian push for US nuclear fuel deals, including Uranium One, memos show Pelosi blasts California Republicans for supporting tax bill MORE.

Moore, like DeVos a Michigan native, said the incoming secretary of Education has "worked tirelessly" to destroy the state's schools.

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed DeVos by the slimmest of margins, capping off a rocky fight over her nomination. Vice President Pence cast the deciding vote on DeVos, breaking a 50-50 tie after two Republican senators opposed her.

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Sens. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsStates fill family caregiver void left by Congress GOP senator: ObamaCare fix could be in funding bill Collins: Pass bipartisan ObamaCare bills before mandate repeal MORE (Maine) and Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiSenate bill would cut EPA funding by 0M GOP senator: ObamaCare fix could be in funding bill Collins: Pass bipartisan ObamaCare bills before mandate repeal MORE (Alaska) voted against DeVos, making them the first Republican senators to resist a Trump Cabinet pick. Pence is now the only vice president ever to cast the deciding vote on a Cabinet nominee.

Democrats fiercely opposed DeVos’s confirmation, even holding a rare all-night session late Monday aimed at rallying public support behind their opposition.

DeVos also faced attacks from teachers unions and other liberal groups opposed to her support for charter schools and tuition vouchers using public funds.