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10.12.18

Senator Lankford Statement on Pastor Brunson’s Release from Turkish Prison

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) issued the following statement on the announcement that Turkey has released Pastor Andrew Brunson. Pastor Brunson was detained by Turkish officials two years ago on unjust charges of espionage. "I am thankful that Pastor Brunson can finally return home to his family," said Lankford. "This has been a long and difficult journey for the Brunson family. The entire country is grateful they will finally be able to start the next season of their life reunited with their c… Continue Reading


10.11.18

Senators Lankford, Tillis, Shaheen, & Graham Issue Joint Statement on Pastor Brunson’s Hearing Tomorrow

Today, Senators James Lankford (R-OK), Thom Tillis (R-NC) Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) issued the following joint statement on Pastor Brunson's hearing date scheduled for tomorrow: "Pastor Andrew Brunson and his family have been through an incredibly trying ordeal for the last two years. Their faith and strength have been an example to us all. It is our greatest hope that the Pastor will finally be allowed to return home to his family in the United States after his hearing t… Continue Reading


10.10.18

Senator Lankford Questions Top Homeland Security and FBI Officials on Threats to the Homeland

CLICK HERE to view the video of Lankford's Q&A. WASHINGTON, DC -Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today questioned Department of Homeland Security Secretary (DHS) Kirstjen Nielsen and FBI Director Christopher Wray during a Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) hearing entitled "Threats to the Homeland." Lankford's questions focused on protecting the US through supply chain management after a recent news report identified China placed microchips in motherboards to gain acc… Continue Reading