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Mullin Leads House Republicans in Demanding Accountability from Biden Administration on Afghanistan Withdrawal

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) led 64 of his Republican colleagues in sending a letter to Defense Secretary Llyod Austin and Secretary of State Antony Blinken today on the first anniversary of the Biden Administration’s disastrous Afghanistan withdrawal. Mullin questions the administration’s mismanagement on every level of the withdrawal of troops and personnel from Afghanistan,…

Mullin Hosts Panel on the Importance of American Energy Independence

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02), member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, moderated a panel today on the importance of American energy independence and its direct correlation to our national security. The discussion focused on how our nation’s adversaries use energy access as a threat, and how American exports will pave the way to global stabilization.…

Protecting Our Agricultural Land

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Agriculture is a part of who we are in Oklahoma. Our farmers and ranchers provide everything from food to fuel and fabric for our communities and employ over 300,000 Oklahomans along the way. Generations of families have dedicated their livelihoods to our land, and we could not be more grateful for it. Recent reports of China acquiring U.S. farmland and agriculture companies is not only a…

Mullin Statement on Ukraine Spending Bill

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02), member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 7691, the Additional Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act. “Last night, I voted to support funding to replace U.S. military munitions that were left critically low after our continued efforts to aid…

Mullin Upholds Commitment to Defending Second Amendment Rights

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Today, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02), along with 15 of his Republican colleagues, cosponsored H.R. 7493, the Protecting Gun Owners in Bankruptcy Act. This legislation ensures an individual’s right to self-defense is not stripped due to financial hardship.  This bill will modify the bankruptcy code to allow an individual debtor to exempt from their bankruptcy estate one or…

Mullin Demands Answers from the Biden Administration on the Impact of Repealing Title 42

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Today, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) led a letter to President Biden demanding answers on how his administration plans to handle the extreme influx of migrants at our Southern border following his decision to repeal Title 42. Mullin outlines the consequences of this disastrous decision and urges the president to reconsider.  Mullin was joined by Reps. Dan Crenshaw (TX-02),…

Mullin, Spartz Introduce Bill Allowing Volunteer U.S. Citizens to Fight for Ukraine

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02), member of House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Congresswoman Victoria Spartz (IN-05), the first and only Ukrainian-American in Congress, introduced a bill yesterday to allow United States citizens to volunteer to fight Russia on behalf of Ukraine. H.R. 7039, the Volunteer Fighters Exemption Act of 2022, would provide a 10-year…

Mullin Supports Ban on Russian Oil Imports and Aid for Ukraine, Opposes Spending Package

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) released the following statement following tonight’s votes in the U.S. House of Representatives.  Mullin voted yes on H.R. 6968, the Suspending Energy Imports from Russia Act and Security Division 1 of H.R. 2471, the Consolidated Appropriations Act.  “This ban on Russian crude oil and petroleum imports is long overdue,” Mullin…

Mullin Presses Intelligence Community on Role of American Energy in Global Stabilization

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) pressed the Intelligence Community on the role that American energy plays in global stabilization and national security during a House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence hearing today. Mullin questioned the Biden Administration’s decision to engage with Venezuelan President Maduro considering Maduro’s strong ties with Putin.  …

Energy Independence is Critical to National Security

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The Biden Administration’s refusal to protect American energy independence has rendered our country incapable of standing firm against Russia’s aggression towards Ukraine.   It’s no secret President Biden set out to diminish American energy independence from the start. From killing the Keystone XL pipeline and rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement, to enacting his anti-fossil fuel…

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