Biden’s Interior Secretary Completely Clueless When Confronted with Memo From Her Department Calling for Shut Down of New Oil Leases (VIDEO)

Remember when Joe Biden bragged about Deb Haaland being the first Native American cabinet secretary in history of the United States?

Deb Haaland was not chosen to be Biden’s Interior Secretary because she’s qualified for the job.

She checked a box: First Native American cabinet secretary.


And this is the result…

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland struggled to explain a memo from HER department calling for the shut down of new oil leases during a hearing on Biden’s 2023 budget request before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) on Thursday confronted Haaland: “The US Department of Interior just put out a statement and the statement basically says, a proposed program is not a decision to issue specific leases or to authorize any drilling or development. This is from ya’lls office, so it looks like you want to shut everything down…did you know your office put this out?

Secretary Haaland sat in silence and looked like a deer in headlights before muttering a few words.

“I am sorry, and am sitting in this hearing and not….”

“My God! This shuts it down!” Manchin said looking around the room in shock.


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