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Congressman Tom Cole

Representing the 4th District of Oklahoma

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January 3, 2019 Weekly Columns

In spite of a highly polarized and partisan political environment in 2018, Congress actually had a surprisingly productive year.

December 28, 2018 Press Release
Norman, OK – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after he was appointed by Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy to serve as Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee in the 116th Congress.
December 24, 2018 Weekly Columns

While negotiations to fully fund the government unfortunately remain underway in the Senate, I am pleased to report that lawmakers in both chambers of Congress did recently complete work on bipartisan legislation to improve the federal justice system.

December 20, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a short-term funding measure to avoid a partial government shutdown. The continuing resolution funds the remaining areas of government at current levels until February 8, 2019. It also includes additional funding for border security and disaster relief.
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December 20, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis announced he will resign his post at the end of February 2019.
December 20, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) and Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) issued the following statements after the U.S. House of Representatives approved the final version of H.R. 2606, the Stigler Act Amendments of 2018.
December 17, 2018 Weekly Columns

As Congress continues to finish its work this year, I am encouraged that lawmakers in both chambers recently finalized and approved legislation that is vital to the success of our nation’s farmers and ranchers.

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December 12, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 2 - Agriculture Improvement Act.
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December 7, 2018 Weekly Columns
George H. W. Bush led an extraordinary life defined by personal decency and public service. Perhaps the greatest member of America’s “Greatest Generation,” he began his service as a Navy combat pilot in the South Pacific during World War II. Later as our 41st president, he led our country to final victory in the Cold War, won the Gulf War and departed office leaving America as the world’s only unchallenged superpower.
December 6, 2018 Books I'm Reading
Churchill: Walking with Destiny (Andrew Roberts)

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