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WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) voted on Wednesday to stop President Obama’s attempts to lift economic restrictions, or sanctions, on suspected Iranian terrorism supporters.
The United States and other global powers placed sanctions on Iran in 1979 to prevent the country from developing a nuclear weapon. In July 2015, the president agreed to a nuclear deal that would lift those sanctions.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) on Tuesday voted to secure U.S. borders by closing security gaps in an international program that facilitates travel and tourism to the United States and 37 additional countries that participate in the program.
The Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act (H.R. 158) addresses national security concerns that have been brought to light in the current high terror threat environment.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) tonight issued the following statement after President Barack Obama addressed the nation to provide an update on the investigation following the attack in San Bernardino, California, and the threat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) poses to the United States and the world:
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) on Thursday voted in support of a bill to protect Americans from foreign enemies. The American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act (H.R. 4038), an updated version of the bill Mullin helped introduced earlier in the week, passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 289-137.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) on Monday joined his colleagues in introducing the American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act (H.R. 3999), a bill to make sure refugees entering the United States are properly vetted by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) voted on Friday to block President Obama’s proposed nuclear agreement with Iran and prohibit the administration from lifting current sanctions on the country until January 21, 2017.
“The president is pushing a deal that is bad for the United States and bad for our allies,” said Mullin. “Like me, the people of Oklahoma overwhelmingly disapprove of this deal, and I am working to protect them and their families from the president’s dangerous actions.”
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) made the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives adopted a measure to reverse the listing of the Lesser Prairie Chicken and the American Burying Beetle as threatened or endangered species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA):
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MUSKOGEE – DATE- Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) will host a Congressional Service Academy information session for Second District students interested in applying to one of the nation’s service academies.
MUSKOGEE – April 9, 2013 – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) will present a Purple Heart to Tahlequah Veteran Paul Phillips in a special ceremony on Friday, April 19.
The ceremony will be held at Go Ye Village, 1201 W. 4th Street, Tahlequah, OK at 11 a.m. and will include a tribute to all military veterans. The public is welcome to attend. Veterans are encouraged to attend and be recognized for their service.