DeVos calls Democratic presidential hopeful's education plans 'crazy'

DeVos calls Democratic presidential hopeful's education plans 'crazy'
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVosElizabeth (Betsy) Dee DeVosDeVos forgives 1,500 student loans amid federal lawsuit Warren campaign launches 'a calculator for the billionaires' after Gates criticism Education Department finalizes new regulations to relax college-accreditation requirements MORE has called the college education plans put forth by several Democratic presidential candidates "crazy."

In an interview, Devos stated that non-collegegoers are going to have to bear the brunt of collegegoers' costs. 

"Who do they think is actually going to pay for these? It’s going to be 2 out of 3 Americans that aren’t going to college paying for the 1 out of 3 that do," DeVos told Fox News's Bret Baier on Friday evening.

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DeVos continued, "Let’s look at this for what it really is — a federal takeover of higher education."

Progressive Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenJuan Williams: Honesty, homophobia and Mayor Pete Trump DACA fight hits Supreme Court Democrats on edge as Iowa points to chaotic race MORE (D-Mass.) and Bernie SandersBernie SandersJuan Williams: Honesty, homophobia and Mayor Pete Democrats on edge as Iowa points to chaotic race Democrats debate how to defeat Trump: fight or heal MORE (I-Vt.) both have rolled out plans that would make all state universities tuition-free. Warren also wants to eliminate all outstanding student debt.

The Associated Press reported that Warren's plan would cost $1.25 trillion over a decade, while Sanders's plan would cost $47 billion a year. Warren and Sanders say their plans will be paid for in part by increased taxes on Wall Street and the wealthiest bracket of Americans.

Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharDemocrats debate how to defeat Trump: fight or heal Republicans, Democrats brace for first public testimony in impeachment inquiry Klobuchar: A woman with Buttigieg's experience would not be on presidential debate stage MORE (D-Minn.) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenImpeachment week: Trump probe hits crucial point Trump DACA fight hits Supreme Court Juan Williams: Honesty, homophobia and Mayor Pete MORE also have free college tuition plans, but they are not as aggressive as Warren's or Sanders's.

Klobuchar's and Biden's plans would reportedly provide every American with two free years of community college, which is similar to a proposal brought forth by former President Obama in 2015.