Haaland faces GOP critics at her Interior confirmation hearing

Sen. Cassidy calls her ‘prejudiced against fossil fuels’

By: - February 24, 2021 5:30 am

In this Dec. 19, 2020, file photo, Deb Haaland, then a nominee for Secretary of Interior, speaks after President-elect Joe Biden announced his climate and energy appointments at the Queen theater on December 19, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Haaland has since been confirmed as the Interior secretary. (Photo by Joshua Roberts/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.