Sen. Van Hollen’s grandstanding today on the Senate floor was funded by more than $160,000 from special interest opposed to Betsy DeVos’ confirmation. Along with Van Hollen’s campaign coffers being filled by American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association, his attacks on her experience and education are hypocritical given his background of attending boarding school and elite private colleges.
- Senate Van Hollen’s opposition to DeVos’ nomination has been bought and paid for by special interest and national teacher unions dedicated to her defeat. To the tune of $98,940 from National Education Association and $65,000 from American Federation of Teachers, Van Hollen’s unbridled loyalty to the teacher unions has been purchased.
- Van Hollen went to high school at an elite boarding school in Massachusetts, then went on to attend private universities.