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Inhofe Announces New Location for Oklahoma City Office

February 1, 2018

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) announced that his Oklahoma City office has moved to a new location and has a new phone number: Sen. Inhofe’s Oklahoma City Office: 3817 NW Expressway, Suite 780 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112 Phone: 405-208-8841 The new address and phone number are also reflected on Sen. Inhofe’s website: www.inhofe.senate.gov.  Continue Reading »


Inhofe Questions EPA Administrator Pruitt at EPW Hearing

January 31, 2018

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, questioned EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt in an EPW Oversight Hearing yesterday. Click to watch Sen. Inhofe’s remarks. Excerpts:  Inhofe: I was happy to see that you ended the practice of “sue and settle.” Oklahoma has been at the wrong end of this tactic used by the Obama Administration which was nothing more than a way to create regulations behind closed doors without... Continue Reading »


ICYMI: Inhofe Joins Fox News' Happening Now

January 31, 2018

Click here to view.  WASHINGTON –  U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), joined Happening Now with Jon Scott on Fox News this morning to discuss the president’s announcement to keep Guantanamo Bay open. Continue Reading »


Inhofe Responds to the 2018 State of the Union Address

January 30, 2018

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) released the following video response today to President Trump’s 2018 State of the Union address: Click here to view remarks.  As prepared for delivery:  Tonight we heard from President Trump that the state of our Union is safe, strong and proud. It was a unifying message of optimism, but, more importantly, it was an opportunity for the president to show how he is focused on actions that keep American families safe, strengthen our economy... Continue Reading »


ICYMI: Inhofe Joins Outnumbered Overtime with Harris Faulkner

January 30, 2018

Click here to view.  WASHINGTON –  U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), chairman of the Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure joined Outnumbered Overtime with Harris Faulkner on Fox News this afternoon to discuss the upcoming State of the Union and President Trump’s infrastructure plan.  Continue Reading »


Inhofe Announces State of the Union Guest

January 30, 2018

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) announced today that his guest to the State of the Union will be Harold Hamm, CEO of Continental Oil, headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  “I am pleased my friend and a great Oklahoma success story, Harold Hamm, will be my guest at President Trump’s first State of the Union. Harold and I have long worked together to unleash America’s energy potential. With President Trump’s deregulatory agenda, we are finally seeing how America... Continue Reading »


ICYMI: Inhofe Discusses Threats Posed by North Korea at SASC Hearing

January 30, 2018

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), discussed the situation on the Korean Peninsula and U.S. strategy in the Indo-Pacific region with Admiral Dennis Blair, former commander of U.S. Pacific Command and Director of National Intelligence; Dr. Michael Green, Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair at the Center for International and Strategic Studies; and Ms. Kelly Magsamen, Vice President for National Security and International Policy... Continue Reading »


ICYMI: Inhofe Joins The Story with Martha MacCallum

January 29, 2018

WASHINGTON –  U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), chairman of the Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure joined The Story with Martha MacCallum on Fox News this evening to discuss the upcoming State of the Union and President Trump’s infrastructure plan.  Continue Reading »


Inhofe Votes for Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

January 29, 2018

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) today voted to consider the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, legislation that would prohibit abortions from being performed on unborn babies who are at or older than 20 weeks post-fertilization. Senator Inhofe is an original cosponsor of the legislation. By a vote of 51-46, Senate Democrats blocked consideration of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. “At 20 weeks, an unborn child can hear, kick, stretch, yawn and above all, feel... Continue Reading »


Inhofe Statement on Chairman Paul Kagame

January 28, 2018

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee made the following statement after Paul Kagame, president of Rwanda, became the chairman of the African Union during the 30th African Union Summit: “I congratulate my good friend, President Paul Kagame, for becoming Chairman of the African Union. President Kagame’s bold vision has transformed Rwanda, and as chairman of the African Union, President Kagame can bring his results-oriented leadership to... Continue Reading »


Inhofe Statement on Immigration Framework

January 26, 2018

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) made the following statement after the White House released framework on immigration reform and border security: “I appreciate the president putting forth a clear framework on immigration that includes many of my key concerns – ending chain migration and the Diversity Visa lottery, as well as increasing border security. The framework is a good first step and I look forward to further discussions in Congress that will address additional immigration... Continue Reading »


ICYMI: Inhofe Discusses Global Threats at SASC Hearing

January 25, 2018

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), discussed global threats with Dr. Henry A. Kissinger, Chairman Of Kissinger Associates and former Secretary of State; Dr. George P. Shultz, Thomas W. And Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University and former Secretary of State; and Mr. Richard L. Armitage, President of Armitage International and former Deputy Secretary of State.   Click to watch Sen. Inhofe’s... Continue Reading »


ICYMI: Inhofe: "Rwanda and America are like-minded friends; we should treat them accordingly"

January 25, 2018

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), spoke on the Senate floor this week about Paul Kagame and U.S.-Africa Foreign Policy. Click here to view remarks. Key Excerpts: “…It’s tempting to think that Rwanda is a small country in the middle of nowhere that does not have a lot of influence. But that would be a mistake. Because of the results Kagame has been able to secure for his people, and because of the personal relationships he has developed, Rwanda is among the most... Continue Reading »


ICYMI: Inhofe Questions Witnesses in Commerce Hearing about Automotive Innovation

January 24, 2018

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Space and Technology, questioned witnesses in a Commerce Hearing entitled “Driving Automotive Innovation and Federal Policies.” Witnesses included Mr. Luke Schneider, President of Audi Mobility U.S.; Mr. Michael Mansuetti, President of Robert Bosch LLC; Dr. Randy Avent, Professor at Florida Polytechnic University; and Tim Kentley-Klay, Co-Founder and CEO of Zoox. Click to watch Sen. Inhofe’s... Continue Reading »


Inhofe Statement on Senate Vote to Fund the Government

January 22, 2018

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) made the following statement after Congress passed a continuing resolution to fund the government and extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six years: “For the first time in history, it is clear which party caused the shutdown. On Friday, 90 percent of Democrats voted to block a bill that would keep the government open and fund our military and veterans. I’m pleased the Democrats ended their Schumer Shutdown and let us get back... Continue Reading »


Our Military Can't Afford a Shutdown

January 20, 2018

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) spoke on the Senate floor today about how the Democrat shutdown will harm our military. Key Excerpts:  “I have been through every shutdown in the last 30 years. This is the first time there can be no question if you want to say whose fault it is…it is the Democrats. “Let me tell you, Mr. President, I don’t know of one Republican serving in the United States Senate that... Continue Reading »


Inhofe Statement on Funding the Government

January 20, 2018

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) made the following statement after Senate Democrats prevented a vote on a continuing resolution to fund the government and extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six years: “Senate Democrats overwhelmingly voted against funding our government—opposing funding for our troops, veterans, seniors, health centers and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) over illegal immigration. While I am frustrated that Congress was... Continue Reading »


Inhofe Statement on the National Defense Strategy

January 19, 2018

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, praised the release of the National Defense Strategy, a blueprint that highlights how President Trump and the Pentagon will address threats from around the world. The National Defense Strategy was last updated ten years ago and was required by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017.   “The release of the National Defense Strategy represents a frank and realistic view of the... Continue Reading »


Inhofe Praises 45th Annual March for Life

January 19, 2018

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), a member of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption, praised the 45th annual March for Life. “It is inspiring to see the tens of thousands of Americans stand up today to protect the most vulnerable among us and recognize the sanctity and dignity of human life. As a leader for pro-life values in Congress, I especially appreciate the continued support of President Trump and his administration in fighting to end the era of on-demand abortion by reinstating... Continue Reading »


Inhofe Statement on Senate Passage of Section 702

January 18, 2018

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after voting to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), a key national security program targeting communications of non-Americans located outside the United States for foreign intelligence purposes. This reauthorization strengthens protections of civil liberties and ensures increased oversight and transparency for the intelligence gathered... Continue Reading »