The US Senate approved David Bernhardt at the head of the interior Ministry

Bernhardt has been the acting head of the Department since the beginning of January.

The US Senate on Thursday voted for the approval of David Bernhardt as Secretary of the interior. This was reported by the newspaper The Washington Post.

Bernhardt has been acting interior Minister since the beginning of January. Previously held this post Ryan Zinke accused of embezzlement of budget funds.

In the United States, the Ministry of the interior is not a law enforcement Agency, it mainly deals with the use of natural resources.