Lawmakers did not want to confirm Michigan billionaire Betsy DeVos as education secretary in 2016. Thanks to Mike Pence, Betsy got the job. DeVos hasn’t stopped making headlines or creating new enemies since Pence cast his vote. Betsy is a fighter, according to the people who know her. And she hasn’t disappointed those people over
Some say that Dick Devos was born with a silver spoon in his mouth. This doesn’t change how he perceives the world, but it does provide the tools to work toward change. Dick and wife, Betty, have been using their influence and money for decades to improve education and health in the United States.