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 TrumpTrump rips Dems' demands, impeachment talk: 'Witch Hunt continues!' Nevada Senate passes bill that would give Electoral College votes to winner of national popular vote The Hill's Morning Report - Pelosi remains firm despite new impeachment push 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 ClintonNevada Senate passes bill that would give Electoral College votes to winner of national popular vote 2020 Dems break political taboos by endorsing litmus tests Iowa Democrats brace for caucus turnout surge 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 CollinsCollins offering bill to boost battery research as GOP pushes energy 'innovation' Biden says Congress must move to protect abortion rights Women's civil rights are not a state issue MORE (Maine) and Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiCongress must press Interior secretary to act on climate change Senate panel approves Interior nominee over objections from Democrats Women's civil rights are not a state issue 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.