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04.06.21

Lankford, Grassley Voice Concerns with Biden Administration Reopening Palestinian Office in US

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Senator James Lankford (R-OK) and Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) sent a cautionary letter to the Biden Administration following reports that they are reportedly considering allowing the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) to unconditionally re-open its Washington office, which would violate the terms set forth in Lankford's Promoting Security and Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act, which became law in December 2019. Under the new law, in order to have an office within… Continue Reading


04.01.21

Lankford, Colleagues Want Relief from Unworkable Renewable Fuel Standard

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) joined Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) to continue to work toward relieving the economic burden of the job-killing Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) on oil refining states. Lankford and Toomey along with 11 of their colleagues sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan to ask him to waive or reduce the renewable volume requirements under the RFS. "We request your timely consideration of this request as obligated parties under the RFS s… Continue Reading


03.29.21

Lankford: Halt Turkey’s Access to America’s F-35 Technology

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Senator James Lankford (R-OK) sent a letter today to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to ensure that work to remove Turkey from the supply chain of America's elite military technology, the F-35 Lighting II Joint Strike Fighter, is accelerated and completed. Lankford has led the effort in Congress to prevent Turkey from having access to US F-35 technology since it purchased the S-400 system from Russia. He authored the provision in the National Defense Authorization Act (FY20 N… Continue Reading