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Shortly after being re-elected to his OK-5 Congressional seat, Rep. James Lankford sought the Chairmanship of the US House GOP Policy Committee, and was elected to that very post. This is a big jump for a sophomore Rep. who has only served one term in elected office.
But other Okie Republicans are also movin’ on up in the House
Senior Senator Jim Inhofe of Tulsa left his position of ranking member on the Environment and Public Works Committee (he had also served as Chair of same), and will relieve Sen. John McCain of Arizona as ranking member on the Senate Armed Services Committee. This will allow the Senator to be a strong voice in advocating for our servicemen and –women. Inhofe regularly visits our troops serving overseas. Inhofe will have an advocate in fellow Okie freshman Congressman Jim Bridenstine OK-1 of
Joining Bridenstine in this freshman class of the 113th Congress is Markwayne Mullin OK-2 who captured the long-time Democrat-held seat vacated by the retiring Dan Boren. This district covers 26 counties considered as
Mullin intends to take on the EPA and burdensome regulations. Mullin is a rancher and businessman who will take a seat on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and House Natural Resources Committee – a good fit for the man who serves a region of
Also in the House, Rep. Tom Cole (OK-4) has been appointed to a seat on the House Rules Committee by Speaker Boehner. This is in addition to his Budget and Appropriations Committee duties.
As the 113th Congress revs to full steam,