Was a pleasure to have my friend and colleague Rep. John Moolenaar as a guest for the latest episode of “Cole on Congress.” It was great to discuss spending priorities in Congress, as well as get to know him and the Fourth 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.
Supporting our higher education institutions and providing adequate resources for them is a priority that Americans can agree on. Higher education is the backbone for American ingenuity and innovation, and Oklahoma is home to many colleges and universities committed to quality education.
Extremely honored to be named the Red Earth Ambassador of the Year. My Native American heritage and the rich culture that Native Americans have contributed to our nation is very important to me, and I will always be committed to be a champion for their legacy.
June 19, 2017 Weekly Columns
Since becoming president, Donald Trump has consistently vowed to rebuild our national defense and to improve the services we render to our veterans. Last week, the House of Representatives took the first step for helping the president make good on that promise. When it comes to funding veterans’ programs, our nation spends more on veterans than any other country in the world.
June 16, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following announcement of the nine confirmed military academy nominees from the Fourth District of Oklahoma. The military service academies that require a congressional nomination are the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the U.S. Naval Academy.
June 14, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement on the shooting incident that occurred during the Congressional Baseball Game practice in Alexandria, Virginia, involving Majority Whip Steve Scalise, Members of Congress, Congressional staff and Capitol Police.
June 12, 2017 Weekly Columns
President Trump has come under fire recently because of his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement. I believe he was right to do so. The agreement would have damaged the U.S.
June 8, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after the U.S House of Representatives passed H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act by a vote of 233-186. The Financial CHOICE Act is comprehensive legislation to fundamentally alter the Dodd-Frank Act, enacted in 2010 in response to the financial crisis of 2007-2008.