Betsy Devos

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Demonstrators hold a banner calling for impeachment of US president Donald Trump during a protest outside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on January 7th, 2021. Photograph: Kena Betancur/ AFP via Getty Images

US president Donald Trump bowed to pressure and committed to an orderly transition of power last night, as calls grew in Washington for his removal fr(...)

Nisour Square in Baghdad, where 14 Iraqis were killed in 2007 by Blackwater mercenaries. Photograph: Michael Kamber/The New York Times

US president Donald Trump’s pardoning of four Blackwater mercenaries for the killing of 14 Iraqis at a crowded traffic intersection in Baghdad in 2007(...)

Us president Donald Trump: “It came from China.  It should have never been allowed to get out.” Photograph: Doug Mills/Getty

US president Donald Trump announced he is to resume daily coronavirus taskforce briefings at the White House, as the number of coronavirus cases in th(...)

US president Donald Trump talks with reporters  on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. Photograph: AP Photo/Susan Walsh

US president Donald Trump overrode his budget team and backed funding for the Special Olympics on Thursday, after his proposed cuts to the athletic pr(...)

A combination photo of NBA basketball player LeBron James and US President Donald Trump. Photo: Robert Galbraith/Reuters, Leah Millis/File Photo

LeBron James was in Las Vegas the other week watching his 13-year-old son Bronny play in the AAU National Basketball Championships. As his team, the N(...)

US education secretary Betsy DeVos speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland. Photograph:Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

US education secretary Betsy DeVos has defended her decision to rescind transgender protection measures introduced by Barack Obama, claiming that it i(...)

People gather outside of the White House in Washington during a protest against president Donald Trump’s plan to rescind anti-discrimination protections for transgender students. Photograph: New York Times

The Trump administration has rowed back on transgender protection measures introduced by his predecessor Barack Obama in a move that has outraged LGBT(...)

Donald Trump’s imploding job approval might help slow the march to autocracy.

When I travel to Asia, I’m fairly often met at the airport by someone holding a sign reading “Mr Paul.” Why? In much of Asia, names are given family f(...)

A protestors holds a placard that reads “We will be Watching You, Betsy DeVos” outside US Senator Dianne Feinstein’s office in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Photograph: Mike Nelson/EPA

All week the adverts have been flashing thick and fast across television screens, urging people to lobby their Senate representatives to vote for – or(...)

Betsy DeVos testifies at the Senate Health, Education and Labor Committee confirmation hearing last month. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters

The US senate has confirmed school choice activist Betsy DeVos as education secretary, with vice-president Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie. The sen(...)

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