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.
January 18, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after President Obama commuted the sentence for Chelsea Manning. Manning is accused of leaking classified information from the government.
January 17, 2017 Weekly Columns
Ever since the historic election on November 8, 2016, the United States has gotten a glimpse of what to expect from a Donald Trump Administration. President-elect Trump ran on an unabashedly populist platform that consistently put America first.
January 12, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after being awarded the Navy Distinguished Public Service Medal from the Secretary of the Navy. The Navy Distinguished Public Service Award is the highest honor a civilian can receive and is given for outstanding service and dedication to the United States Navy.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after he was named Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies. Cole served as the Chairman of the subcommittee during the 114th Congress.
January 9, 2017 Weekly Columns
Of all the policy disagreements between President Obama and Congressional Republicans, none have been as persistent or contentious as the debate over health care reform, and Obamacare specifically. So it comes as no surprise that the very first item on President-elect Trump’s agenda is the repeal of President Obama’s signature legislative “accomplishment.”