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May 06, 2019

Inhofe, Lankford Statement on Clemency for Michael Behenna

Sens. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) and James Lankford (R-Okla.) issued the following statements on President Trump signing an Executive Grant of Clemency for former Army First Lieutenant Michael Behenna:

“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.” 

“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.”

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