For this year's National Defense Authorization Act, I offered an amendment to open the debate on the Authorization of the Use of Military Force. It would direct the President to provide to Congress a strategy and a budgetary analysis needed to defeat Al-Quaeda, the Taliban, The Islamic State of Iraq and ISIS.
Was a pleasure to have my friend and colleague Rep. Fred Upton as a guest for the latest episode of “Cole on Congress.” It was great to discuss Congressional support for biomedical research, as well as get to know him and the Sixth District of Michigan a little more.
I am so grateful, humbled and honored to be the recipient of Alzheimer's Impact Movement 2017 Humanitarian Award. This is extremely touching for me as someone who has been through the heartbreaking experiences brought on by this disease. Fighting Alzheimer’s will always be one of my highest priorities.
September 20, 2017 Press Release
Norman, OK – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after University of Oklahoma President David Boren announced his intention to retire at the end of the academic year.
September 19, 2017 Press Release
Norman, OK – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after President Trump delivered his first speech to the United Nations (UN) General Assembly.
September 18, 2017 Weekly Columns
Each year, millions of Americans rely on numerous federal agencies and the government for assistance on a wide range of priorities. Farmers need support for food safety programs. Veterans rely on VA hospitals for medical attention. Researchers need funds to continue programs that range from finding cures for cancer to preventing the next disease epidemic.
September 14, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 3354, the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, 2018.