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Representing the 4th District of Oklahoma

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March 23, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) announced the following schedule of town hall meetings for the Easter recess break at the end of March and beginning of April.

March 27, 2018 – 12:00 noon CST
Pauls Valley, OK

Donald W. Reynolds Center
1005 North Willow
Pauls Valley, OK 73075

March 22, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04), Chairman of the Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2018 omnibus spending bill by a vote of 256-157 with Cole’s support.
March 19, 2018 Weekly Columns
This past year, the United States has been experiencing a welcome surge in economic growth. The economic successes America is enjoying is surely due to the hard work and ingenuity of the American people, the implementation of the Republican tax reform and President Trump’s initiative to bring American companies back home. In general, free trade contributes to our national prosperity as well.
March 16, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after learning of the passing of Representative Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today.
 
“It was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of my good friend and Ranking Member on the House Rules Committee, Louise Slaughter of Rochester, New York,” said Cole.
March 16, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Tom Cole released the following announcement to invite Oklahoma High School students to attend the Fourth District’s Academy Days to learn about each of the military academies and the application process.
 
March 13, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after President Trump announced the appointment of CIA Director Mike Pompeo to serve as Secretary of State. Previously, Rex Tillerson held the role of Secretary of State.
 
March 12, 2018 Weekly Columns
For decades, the United States has enjoyed uncontested and dominant military superiority. But just as we have come to depend on a rules-based security order, there are countries working to turn the tide and upend it. Global stability is in question with a rising China and a resurgent Russia, and provocative actions sponsored by North Korea and Iran. 
 
March 5, 2018 Weekly Columns
After the recent closing of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, its neighbor, North Korea, continues to pose one of the most persistent U.S. foreign policy challenges which has spanned the past four U.S. administrations. It is the only country to have tested nuclear weapons this century and remains the greatest and most immediate threat in the Indo-Asia-Pacific area.
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March 1, 2018 Books I'm Reading
Darkest Hour (Anthony McCarten)
February 26, 2018 Weekly Columns
A robust and modern infrastructure keeps our nation’s economy moving – literally. Investing in infrastructure is a critical component of America’s economy, which links businesses, consumers, and everyone in between. Earlier this month, President Trump unveiled his infrastructure plan to address a much needed renovation on our nation’s transportation systems.
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