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Congressman Tom Cole

Representing the 4th District of Oklahoma

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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.
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.
February 26, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement announcing the hiring of Joshua Grogis as his Chief of Staff based in his Washington, D.C. office.
February 19, 2018 Weekly Columns
There is no question Congress must put our fiscal house in order. The debate surrounding spending cuts and increases, fundamental budgetary reform, and raising revenue will only intensify in the face of an exploding debt.  
February 12, 2018 Weekly Columns
Congress has passed yet another continuing resolution to temporarily fund the government and avert a shutdown. The agreement secures funding to ensure the President’s defense priorities can be met.
February 9, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) announced today the names of 17 students who have been nominated from the Fourth District of Oklahoma for entry into one of America’s prestigious military academies.  The United States Service Academies provide for the undergraduate education and training of commissioned officers for the United States Armed Forces.
February 6, 2018 Weekly Columns
After his first year in the White House, President Trump and his Administration have much of which to be proud. Their accomplishments have delivered actual results, and the country is continuing to reap the benefits of those changes.
February 5, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole released the following statement on the passing of his Chief of Staff, Sean Murphy.
“It is with great sadness that I announce the loss of my Chief of Staff, Sean Murphy," said Cole. "Sean passed suddenly of natural causes.