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September 23, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4350, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022. The legislation authorizes funding for our nation’s military personnel, readiness and operations and includes provisions that support the missions at Tinker Air Force Base in Midwest City and Fort Sill in Lawton, which are both located in the Fourth District of Oklahoma.
September 23, 2021 News Stories
In what would seem an increasingly rare show of bipartisanship, Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives came together Thursday night in overwhelming support of a defense spending bill that would appropriate significantly more money to the military than President Biden proposed.
September 22, 2021 News Stories
Opposition from liberal House Democrats forced party leaders to cancel $1 billion in funding for Israel's Iron Dome defense system.
September 21, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5305.
September 20, 2021 Weekly Columns
Along the campaign trail and on his inauguration day, President Joe Biden promised leadership to unify the country and rebuild our economy. Unfortunately, his partisan policies and unilateral actions have been far from unifying and have instead sparked crises both at home and abroad.
September 17, 2021 News Stories
OU community members celebrated the inauguration of OU President Joseph Harroz during a dinner Thursday evening in the Lloyd Noble Center.
September 17, 2021 News Stories
Congressman Tom Cole was in Lawton Friday for the 50th anniversary of the Great Plains Technology Center, an institution he said is great for the southwest Oklahoma community.
September 10, 2021 Weekly Columns
Twenty years ago, the world stood still as our nation experienced the deadliest terrorist attack on our own soil. On this somber anniversary of September 11, 2001, we remember the nearly three thousand innocent bystanders and first responders who lost their lives due to the attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Flight 93 and honor those whose lives were forever changed on this fatal day.
September 9, 2021 News Stories
Tom Cole had a bird’s-eye view of the chaos in Washington after the Sept. 11 attacks. The experience redirected his career trajectory.