Haaland Confirmation Hearing Gets Underway This Week

U.S. Representative Deb Haaland’s confirmation hearing gets started this week. The Democrat who serves constituents in New Mexico’s First Congressional District including a portion of Albuquerque is the Biden administration’s nominee for Secretary of the Interior. If confirmed, Haaland would become the first Native American ever to hold a cabinet position. Congress members will hear arguments for and against her nomination starting at 9:30-a.m. eastern time this Tuesday.