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DC Police Investigating Assault Against Betsy DeVos

DC Police Investigating Assault Against Betsy DeVos

The Washington D.C. Police are investigating a possible assault against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos when she was blocked from entering a local middle school Friday morning.

The police department tweeted one man had been arrested for assaulting a police officer at the protest at Jefferson Middle School Academy.

DCTwitter“Report that @BetsyDeVos was assaulted is under investigation,” the account tweeted.

DeVos first tried to enter the building when protesters physically blocked the stairwell.

DeVos said in a statement that she respected peaceful protest but “I will not be deterred in executing the vital mission of the Department of Education.”

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