Senators Lankford, Inhofe Statement on Clemency for Michael Behenna

WASHINGTON, DC — Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Jim Inhofe (R-OK) issued the following statement on President Trump signing of an Executive Grant of Clemency for former Army First Lieutenant Michael Behenna:

“I’m grateful that the long road for Michael Behenna and his family has finally come to a joyous end,” said Lankford. “Michael now gets a clean slate and a second chance at life. Michael’s family, the Oklahoma congressional delegation, and Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter have worked tirelessly for years to ensure Michael received justice throughout this entire painful process.”

“I want to thank President Trump for reviewing Lt. Behenna’s case and granting him clemency,” said Inhofe. “I am happy for Michael and his family as they close this difficult chapter. He served his time and the president has granted him a clean slate and a fresh start. I wish him all the best for the future.”