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Congressman Tom Cole

Representing the 4th District of Oklahoma

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February 17, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after the Senate confirmed the nomination of Scott Pruitt to serve as the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Pruitt has served as the Attorney General of Oklahoma since 2010.
 
February 16, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04), along with Congressman Sanford Bishop (GA-02) introduced legislation today to ensure sensible regulations for newly “deemed” tobacco products by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
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February 15, 2017 Weekly Columns
At a time when trust in government is at or near an all-time low, it is critical that Congress and the President do everything we can to ensure that American tax dollars are being well-spent.
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February 14, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after he introduced legislation to prohibit the federal employee hiring freeze from being applied to certain Department of Defense (DoD) civilian employees, and a measure to ensure work at Tinker Air Force Base and McAlester Ammunition Plant can continue if there is a lapse in federal funding.   
February 14, 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. 428, the Red River Gradient Boundary Survey Act by a vote of 250-171.
February 13, 2017 Weekly Columns
Almost exactly one year ago, our nation lost a true defender of justice and a brilliant legal scholar. Many, including myself, were shocked at the news that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia had suddenly passed away. Sadly, his death profoundly shifted the balance of the Supreme Court.
February 7, 2017 Weekly Columns
During the campaign, candidate Donald Trump stated that he was in favor of banning Muslims from coming to the United States. To quote: "Donald J.
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January 31, 2017 Weekly Columns
Just a little more than a week after being sworn in, President Trump has proven he is a man of action. He has set a dizzying pace and shown that what he promised on the campaign trail is precisely what he intends to deliver as President. He has also demonstrated that his will be an unorthodox Presidency that will have bipartisan support, and bipartisan opposition.

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