The Senate on Monday confirmed Deb Haaland to serve as interior secretary, making her the first Native American to serve as a Cabinet secretary.
Haaland was confirmed in a 51-40 vote. She enters the role after having served as a U.S. congresswoman representing New Mexico's 1st Congressional District.
"Thank you to the U.S. Senate for your confirmation vote today. As Secretary of @Interior, I look forward to collaborating with all of you. I am ready to serve. #BeFierce," Haaland tweeted.