The Senate confirms Deb Haaland to be the first Native American Cabinet secretary in US history
Deb holland is being sworn. In today secretary of the interior she is a tribal citizen of the laguna pueblo. She becomes the first native american ever to serve in a us presidential cabinet the two term congresswoman from new mexico was confirmed by the senate monday after four. Republicans joined democrats in voting to confirm her. Susan collins of maine lindsey graham of south carolina lisa murkowski of alaska dan sullivan alaska as interior secretary. Manage five hundred million acres of federal and tribal land. She'll also oversee government relations with five hundred. Seventy four federally recognized tribal nations during her confirmation. Hearing holland vowed to work for everyone.