Inflation Reduction Act fallout: Tribal leaders say Schatz should step down as chair of Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
Tribes wanted $105.5 billion; they're ending up with a very small fraction of that.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI) has become such a cheerleader for the Democratic agenda — at the expense of fighting for transformational and equitable pandemic financial relief for struggling tribes — that he needs to immediately step down from his Indian affairs leadership position, several tribal leaders say.
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