Pence casts tie-breaking vote on the nomination of DeVos for education secretary

Vice President Mike Pence cast a deciding vote for Betsy DeVos. It was the first time in U.S. history that a Cabinet secretary’s confirmation required a vice president’s tiebreaking vote to succeed.
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Vice President Mike Pence cast a deciding vote for Betsy DeVos. It was the first time in U.S. history that a Cabinet secretary’s confirmation required a vice president’s tiebreaking vote to succeed.