Hispanic groups and lawmakers expressed surprise and some anger Thursday at how New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) has been treated by President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team. Lujan Grisham was offered but rejected a Cabinet position as Biden’s Interior Department secretary, a transition team source told The Hill on Wednesday. Advocacy groups had been pushing her for Health and Human Services secretary.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Shawn Witzemann of Farmington appeared in federal court in Albuquerque Friday morning for charges connected to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.