Posted by on March 16, 2021 7:34 am
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New Mexico representative is confirmed as interior secretary. Plus, two Capitol rioters charged with ‘bear spray’ assault on an officer, who later died

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Deb Haaland has made history by becoming the first Indigenous cabinet secretary in US, when she was confirmed as Joe Biden’s secretary of the interior. The Senate confirmed her by a 51-40 vote, Haaland having won over some Republican senators including Lindsey Graham and Lisa Murkowski.

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