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Chairman Komalty (pictured, center) sought injunction over concern about COVID-19 exposure. Photo courtesy of the Kiowa Tribe.

Kiowa Chairman’s impeachment hearing delayed

Nancy Marie Spears, Reporter July 30, 2020

The impeachment trial for Matthew Komalty, chairman of the 14,000 member Kiowa Tribe was halted Thursday after the Court of Indian Offenses ordered a delay. Komalty sought the delay because of a concern...

Kiowa Tribe Chairman Matthew Komalty sits next to Angela McCarthy, Kiowa legislative speaker, with members of the tribe’s executive branch and legislators during a discussion earlier this year about tribal safety during early stages of the COVID-19 outbreak. Photo courtesy of The Kiowa Tribe

Kiowas seeking to impeach chairman

Nancy Marie Spears, Reporter July 23, 2020

The Kiowa Tribe chairman is facing impeachment over his handling of coronavirus relief funds by the tribe’s 7-member legislative branch. The mishandling of the money, distributed by the federal government...

Outcome of Impeachment Trial Already Decided for Lankford

Karalee Langford and Conner Caughlin February 3, 2020

WASHINGTON- As day 9 of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial takes place, Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) says he has been preparing for some time, anticipating the direction of the trial.   “I...

Inhofe finally sworn in as Senate impeachment trial begins

Inhofe finally sworn in as Senate impeachment trial begins

Brooklyn Wayland January 21, 2020

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) discusses the impeachment trial process on Tuesday, Jan. 21. This is the second impeachment Inhofe has participated in during his career.  Photo by Brooklyn Wayland WASHINGTON...

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