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The Cost of Betsy DeVos's Security Detail: $1 Million Per Month, by Diane Ravitch

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Diane Ravitch was the Under-Secretary of  State and says this: 'I worked for Lamar Alexander when he was Secretary of Education. He had a car and driver. He did not have a security detail.The cost of Betsy DeVos’s security team is $1 million per month. She is protected by federal marshals, whose agency is reimbursed by the U.S. Department of Education.This outlay comes as DeVos and Trump seek a multi-billion dollar reduction in the budget of the Department. They want to cut after-school programs and dozens of others that are needed by children in poverty.Why doesn’t she pay for her own security? She is worth $5.4 billion. She can afford it. Why should poor kids tighten their belts and do with less while she travels in style on the taxpayers’ million? '

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