Haaland confirmation vote for Interior on tap despite GOP opposition

Nominee would be first Native American to serve in a presidential Cabinet

Rep. Debra Haaland (D-NM), President Joe Biden's nominee for Secretary of the Interior, testifies during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resource, at the U.S. Capitol on Feb. 24, 2021, in Washington, D.C. Rep. Haaland's opposition to fracking and early endorsement of the Green New Deal has made her one of President Biden's more controversial cabinet nominees. (Leigh Vogel-Pool/Getty Images)