Published On: Sun, Jul 18th, 2021

Oklahoma GOP Votes Against Censure of Lankford, Inhofe

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The Oklahoma state Republican Party voted on July 17 against censuring the state’s two GOP U.S. senators. The state committee, in a 122–93 vote, rejected a resolution proposed by the Osage County Republican Party that sought to censure Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) and Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) for failing to object to the certification of electoral votes in the 2020 election, News 9 reported. The resolution also called on the two senators to resign. Both senators committed to fighting President Joe Biden’s agenda in statements after the vote. “I will continue to fight the good fight on behalf of every Oklahoman to ensure our values are not silenced by Washington, D.C., Democrats who want to cancel our voice and push their socialist agenda,” Lankford said in a statement. Inhofe praised the vote as an important step in “uniting the Republican Party in Oklahoma” and called on the Republican Party to be united toward defeating …

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