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DeVos defends plan to eliminate Special Olympics funding
Athletes, celebrities, politicians rally to support organization
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos arrives for a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on budget on Capitol Hill Tuesday, March 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday defended a proposal to eliminate funding for the Special Olympics, pushing back against a storm of criticism from athletes, celebrities and politicians who rallied to support the organization.
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