Interior Nominee Deb Haaland Faces Tough Questions On Climate Goals

Rep. Deb Haaland, D-N.M., during her Senate hearing Tuesday to be Interior Secretary. If confirmed, she would be the first Native American to hold the post.

Despite Biden’s ambitious climate plan, Haaland told lawmakers the country would not abandon fossil fuels “overnight.” If confirmed, she would be the first Native American Cabinet secretary.

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