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Elizabeth Warren Would have Trans Kid Approve her Secretary of Education

During campaigning in Iowa Elizabeth Warren told delegates she would have a nine year old trans kid she met last year vet her future Secretary of Education. She met the child last year at CNN’s LGBTQ town hall debate.

“I have two qualifications that I talk about over and over for my secretary of education,” she told a Cedar Rapids audience. “The first: It has to be someone who’s taught in a public school, hello? And part two, because it came from a young trans person who asked about a welcoming community and I said it starts with a secretary of education who has a lot to do with where we spend our money, with what gets advanced in our public schools, with what the standards are, and I said, ‘I’m going to have a secretary of education that this young trans person interviews on my behalf.’”

The Massachusetts Democrat then added: “Only if this person believes that our Secretary or Secretary of Education nominee is absolutely committed to creating a welcoming environment, a safe environment, and a full educational curriculum for everyone will that person actually be advanced to be Secretary of Education.”

Read More: Washington Times


Elizabeth Warren is widely regarded as one of the strongest progressive voices in the Senate. She received widespread praise from Democrates at the Democratic Convention and went on to win Massachusetts from Republican Sen. Scott Brown.

The fight became the most expensive to be fought over in the election. Wall Street donated heavily to Scott Brown’s campaign, keen to stop Warren from winning. Now Wall Street will have Sen Warren on the banking committee. The powerful committee has the job of overseeing the implementation of the Dodd-Frank bill and other banking regulations.

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