It was an honor to be a part the event officially recognizing the Stephenson Cancer Center as a National Cancer Institute through the NIH. The Stephenson Cancer Center has helped thousands of Oklahomans and has contributed greatly to the cause of eradicating and curing different types of cancers. It is more than deserving of this designation.
For this month’s episode of Cole on Congress, I was delighted to have my friend and colleague, U.S. Representative Will Hurd, join the show. Will has a fascinating background as an undercover agent with the CIA and has an extensive knowledge of cyber and border security. I enjoyed getting to know more about him and our conversation on the issues facing our nation’s security.
This year, Congress will revisit the Farm Bill, which helps farmers, ranchers and the agriculture industry across the nation. Oklahoma’s Fourth District is home to almost 14,000 farms, and crop insurance plays a critical role in sustaining our agricultural economy. For this year’s Farm Bill, I will work to ensure that farmers in Oklahoma and across the country will see that their crops and hard work receive the benefit of adequate protection so that they can thrive and produce for America.
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.
August 6, 2018 Weekly Columns
As the United States continues its historic buildup of its defense capabilities, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has committed to increasing security investments as well. Russia seeks to change the international order by stressing our alliances, undermining national institutions, and supporting conflicts around the world.
August 3, 2018 Books I'm Reading
1947: Where Now Begins (Elisabeth Åsbrink)
August 1, 2018 Press Release
July 30, 2018 Weekly Columns
Despite much controversy and reporting surrounding the U.S. – Russia summit in Helsinki, Finland, America’s foreign policy with Russia under President Trump’s Administration has been stronger than the previous three administrations.
July 26, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after the House passed the Conference Report to H.R. 5515, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019. It passed in the House by a vote of 359-54 with Cole’s support.