The downside of the long process it has taken to write the rule means that the rule could be vulnerable to being overturned if the White House and Congress are run by the Democrats next year.
The new rule takes effect this Friday and passed its first legal tests.
The new rule requires a grievance process which allows accuser and accused to choose advisors who can cross-examine witnesses. Both will receive the same notice of allegations are given the same right to appeal.
The Trump administration reviewed nearly 125,000 comments before making its rule final. Mrs. DeVos followed the Administrative Proceedure Act (APA) in writing the rule. For more info click HERE.