Betsy DeVos was asked during her Senate hearing whether her mother’s foundation had funded the anti-gay Focus on the Family and the Family Research Council.she claimed ignorance and insisted that her mother made her own decisions; besides, she insisted, she was not a member of the board of her mother’s foundation.


Interviewed on “Democracy Now,” Jeremy Scahill said that Betsy DeVos is listed as a vice-president of her mother’s foundation for several years. DeVos said it was “a clerical error.” Her mother was a founder of both organizations.


If I were a member of the DeVos family, I would hire a new accountant.