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 DeVosAmerican Federation of Teachers sues DeVos over repeal of for-profit regulations Pressley says she 'would welcome the opportunity' to educate DeVos after abortion, slavery comparison DeVos compares pro-choice to being pro-slavery 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 WarrenWarren: Dershowitz presentation 'nonsensical,' 'could not follow it' On The Money: Stocks close with steep losses driven by coronavirus fears | Tax season could bring more refund confusion | Trump's new wins for farmers may not undo trade damage Overnight Energy: Sanders scores highest on green group's voter guide | Trump's latest wins for farmers may not undo trade damage | Amazon employees defy company to speak on climate change MORE (D-Mass.) and Bernie SandersBernie SandersGOP Iowa senator suggests Trump impeachment defense could hurt Biden at caucuses On The Money: Stocks close with steep losses driven by coronavirus fears | Tax season could bring more refund confusion | Trump's new wins for farmers may not undo trade damage Sanders launches first TV ads in Nevada 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 KlobucharOvernight Energy: Sanders scores highest on green group's voter guide | Trump's latest wins for farmers may not undo trade damage | Amazon employees defy company to speak on climate change Sanders surges to first in New Hampshire: poll Majority sees no ties between business experience and political success MORE (D-Minn.) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenWarren: Dershowitz presentation 'nonsensical,' 'could not follow it' Bolton told Barr he was concerned Trump did favors for autocrats: report Dershowitz: Bolton allegations would not constitute impeachable offense 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.