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Congressman Tom Cole

Representing the 4th District of Oklahoma

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September 26, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04), Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (LHHS), released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 6157.
September 12, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) along with Representatives Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) and Steve Russell (OK-05) released the following statement after H.R. 2606, the Stigler Act Amendment of 2017, passed the House of Representatives by a voice vote.
September 11, 2018 Press Release

“Seventeen years ago I was in Washington D.C. the day of the 9/11 attack on America. While I was not a member of Congress, I was sitting in the offices of the US Chamber of Commerce looking directly at the White House across Lafayette Square. Gathered with my colleagues and others we turned on our television just in time to see the second plane crash into the twin towers.

September 7, 2018 Weekly Columns
For the second time during his term in office, President Trump has had the opportunity to place a new Justice on the Supreme Court. His first pick Justice Neil Gorsuch was an excellent one, and since joining the high court, Justice Gorsuch has served faithfully and diligently.
September 7, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following announcement after Speaker Paul Ryan appointed him to the House-Senate Conference Committee for H.R. 6147, the Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act and to the House-Senate Conference Committee for H.R. 6157, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act.
September 4, 2018 Books I'm Reading
Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War (Daniel J. Sharfstein) Three Days in Moscow (Bret Baier)
August 27, 2018 Weekly Columns
The August Congressional recess is a great time for Congress to do important work back in the district and abroad. During the first week of August, I had the opportunity to travel with five of my colleagues to frontline states and important NATO allies in Europe.
August 26, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement on the passing of Senator John McCain.
August 20, 2018 Weekly Columns
For decades, the United States has grappled with the often contentious and theocratic regime of Iran. Iran is not a friend to the United States. It is a nation well known for funding, training and harboring terrorists, and often, the United States has been the target of such activity. Under President Trump’s leadership, the U.S.
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.