Sen. Tim Scott Just Gave Everyone A Reality Check On Betsy DeVos

Christine Rousselle
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Posted: Feb 07, 2017 4:45 PM
Sen. Tim Scott Just Gave Everyone A Reality Check On Betsy DeVos

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) knows that a lot of people are very upset with the recent confirmation of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. He also would really like for people to calm down.

In a thread of tweets on Twitter, Scott assured constituents that DeVos has absolutely no way to destroy the public education system in the United States, nor would she want to.

Scott also pledged to work alongside DeVos to try to improve education in low-income schools and to improve educational outcomes. He said this was a "passion" of his.

Scott also said that he plans on inviting DeVos to see some of his home state's worst-performing schools.

Now compare Scott's measured message to that of some of his colleagues on the other side of the aisle: