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 TrumpDonald John TrumpNFL freezes policy barring players from protesting during anthem McConnell spokesman on Putin visit: 'There is no invitation from Congress' Petition urges University of Virginia not to hire Marc Short MORE'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 ClintonProminent Putin critic: If Trump turns me over, I'm dead Dems unveil slate of measures to ratchet up pressure on Russia Trump tweets old video of Clinton talking up 'a strong Russia' 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.

Sens. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsThe Hill's Morning Report — Russia furor grips Washington Overnight Health Care: Novartis pulls back on drug price hikes | House Dems launch Medicare for All caucus | Trump officials pushing ahead on Medicaid work requirements Senate panel to vote next week on banning 'gag clauses' in pharmacy contracts MORE (Maine) and Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiThis week: GOP mulls vote on ‘abolish ICE’ legislation Dem infighting erupts over Supreme Court pick McConnell: Senate to confirm Kavanaugh by Oct. 1 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.