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06.21.19

Senators Lankford, Inhofe, Representatives Mullin, Cole Welcome Naming of USNS Cherokee Nation

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Senators James Lankford (R-OK), member of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Jim Inhofe (R-OK), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Representatives Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), citizen of Cherokee Nation, and Tom Cole (R-OK), citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, made the following statements after Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer announced the newest Towing, Salvage, and Rescue ship (T-ATS) would be named in honor of the Cherokee Nation for the service and cont… Continue Reading


06.20.19

Senator Lankford Applauds SCOTUS Decision Affirming Religious Liberty

Court will Allow Peace Cross to Stand WASHINGTON, DC - Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today issued the following statement after the US Supreme Court ruled in support of religious freedom on American Legion Et Al. v. American Humanist Assn. Et. Al., known as the Bladensburg Peace Cross case. Lankford joined the case as an amicus curiae. The case dealt with whether a public war memorial in Bladensburg, Maryland, which featured a "peace cross" was unconstitutional under the Establishment Clause… Continue Reading


06.19.19

Senator Lankford Applauds Implementation of VA MISSION Act on Senate Floor

CLICK HERE to watch Lankford's floor speech. WASHINGTON, DC - Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today applauded the ongoing rollout of the 2018 VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks (MISSION) Act, or VA MISSION Act for short. The Act includes significant reforms to improve the VA's current healthcare delivery system and help provide veterans with more choice and fewer barriers to healthcare. Lankford also commemorated on the Senate floor the anniversary of… Continue Reading