- DeVos is still expected to be confirmed as secretary of education
- Vice President Mike Pence may be called upon to cast a tie-breaking vote in the Senate
Washington (CNN)Republican Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska both said Wednesday they would not vote to support Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump's choice for education secretary. The two women are the first sitting Republican senators to publicly say they wouldn't back one of Trump's Cabinet nominees.