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Delegation splits on sanctioning Trump

Jim Myers

July 19, 2019

WASHINGTON – Oklahoman's in the U.S. House split along party lines when voting to condemn President Trump’s racist remarks targeting four minority Democratic congresswomen and to hold two Cabinet members in contempt of Congress, but the five lawmakers found common ground in voting to kill a res...

Emergency aid approved while mammoth defense bill wins Senate passage

Jim Myers

June 28, 2019

WASHINGTON – Lawmakers gave final congressional approval to a $4.59-billion emergency spending bill for a humanitarian crisis at the southern border and senators passed a major defense bill sponsored by Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) that includes benefits for Oklahoma military installations but rejected an amendme...

Oklahoma delegation to host town halls during congressional recess

Anna Bauman

April 16, 2019

WASHINGTON — Congress is not in session this week or next, so Oklahoma’s congressional delegation will return home to meet with people and organizations across the state.  Each member will host town halls to give legislative updates, discuss their recent work and answer questions from Okla...

Freshman Democrat Kendra Horn leads pack with $370,000 in contributions

Freshman Democrat Kendra Horn leads pack with $370,000 in contributions

Anna Bauman

April 16, 2019

WASHINGTON — Freshman Democrat Kendra Horn leads Oklahoma’s delegation in this quarter’s campaign contributions after kicking off an aggressive fundraising campaign aimed at defending her seat in the state’s only battleground district.  Horn’s campaign reported raising nearly $373,000 si...

Oklahoma’s $185 million in military construction funds threatened by Trump’s national emergency

Anna Bauman

February 20, 2019

WASHINGTON — Construction on $178 million facilities at Altus and Tinker Air Force bases that would provide training and maintenance for a much-heralded new aircraft could be threatened if President Donald Trump redirects these funds as part of his national emergency declaration.  Up to $3.6 billion of U.S. Depart...

Trump touted a bipartisan message of unity during his State of the Union address

Trump touted a bipartisan message of unity during his State of the Union address

Anna Bauman

February 5, 2019

WASHINGTON — Rep. Kendra Horn stood, cheered and high-fived her female peers as they gathered in a sea of white for Tuesday night’s State of the Union address.  “It’s almost beyond description,” Horn said of the moment President Donald Trump noted the record-breaking number of wome...

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