JUST IN: Liz Warren Celebrates Appointment of First ‘Native Person’ as US Treasurer

Elizabeth Warren hailed the appointment of a new US Treasurer on social media Tuesday; saying she’s “thrilled” a “native person” will serve in the role for the first time in US History.

“I’m thrilled by Chief Lynn Malerba’s historic appointment to this important role and I’m glad that she will also lead


‘s new Office of Tribal & Native Affairs. I’ve led Senate efforts to echo tribal nations’ advocacy for the much-needed establishment of this office,” posted Warren on Twitter.

Read Warren’s full statement above.