Trump Privately Complains About DeVos, But Won’t Give Her The Boot

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 18 : President Donald J. Trump speaks with Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos at a roundtable with family members of victims, state and local officials, and Cabinet members to discuss recomm... WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 18 : President Donald J. Trump speaks with Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos at a roundtable with family members of victims, state and local officials, and Cabinet members to discuss recommendations in the Federal Commission on School Safety Report in the Roosevelt Room at White House on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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April 29, 2019 8:12 a.m.

Behind closed doors, President Trump complains about his Education Department Secretary Betsy DeVos and insults her intelligence, according to The Washington Post.

But he has no intention of kicking her out of the administration, primarily because he is not passionate about education and DeVos has managed to avoid the brand of scandal that has dismantled many of his other cabinet secretaries.

DeVos reportedly believes she has a good relationship with Trump that involves monthly phone calls, her aides told the Post. But White House officials told the Post that the relationship is less stable, they rarely speak and Trump has been irked in the past by her mistakes, especially her confirmation hearing.

Read the Post’s full report here. 

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