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  • Mullin Votes to Support Our Men and Women in Uniform
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after the House passed a two-year budget agreement: “Early this morning, the House passed a budget agreement to continue government operations and most importantly, end the ill effects of an underfunded military due to years of sequestration,” Mullin said. “I voted in favor of the measure—not because I liked everything that was in the bill—but because I could not turn my back on our men and women in uniform. Our President and C... Read more

  • Sequestration: Our Country’s Greatest Enemy
    Posted in Mullin' It Over Column on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    “While nothing can compare to the heartache caused by the loss of our troops during these wars, no enemy in the field has done more to harm the combat readiness of our military than sequestration,” said Secretary of Defense General Mattis as he testified in front of the House Armed Services Committee this week. In a hearing about our national defense strategy, Mattis made the case to Congress that funding our government by Continuing Resolution is the military’s greatest enemy. Congress’ choice ... Read more

  • Release the Memo
    Posted in Mullin' It Over Column on January 25, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Last spring, the Justice Department under Attorney General Jeff Sessions appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller to investigate claims of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign. The FBI had been investigating these claims, but the Justice Department brought in special counsel Mueller to conduct an independent investigation. Meanwhile, the House Intelligence Committee continued its own investigations into the matter. Recently, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes fro... Read more

  • Mullin Statement on Government Shutdown
    Posted in Press Releases on January 20, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after the Senate neglected to pass a Continuing Resolution to fund the government and reauthorize Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six years: “Certain members of Congress are so blinded by their hatred of President Donald Trump that they are willing to do anything to spite him,” said Mullin. “Led by Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi, Democrats have decided to put their immigration policies ahead of Americans citizens... Read more

  • Mullin Statement on FY18 NDAA Signed into Law
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18 NDAA) into law: “The FY18 NDAA rebuilds and restores our military by supplying our men and women in uniform with the critical resources needed to protect our country from harm,” said Mullin. “Our troops work tirelessly to defend our flag. By giving them a well-deserved pay raise, we recognize their constant commitment and lend our gra... Read more

  • Mullin Votes to Give Troops Biggest Pay Raise in 8 Years
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) voted today in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018, which authorizes a 2.4% pay raise for service members. “Providing ample support for our men and women in uniform is a fundamental role of Congress,” said Mullin. “I’m proud to support our troops both at home and abroad by supplying our military with the tools and resources they need to be successful. For eight years under the Obama Administration, our military was force... Read more

  • The Threats of North Korea
    Posted in Mullin' It Over Column on September 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Foreign Affairs

    The brutal regime of North Korea is as evident to Americans as it is to people all around the globe. Kim Jong Un, the current dictator of North Korea, has carried on with the inhumane regime, just as all of his family members in power before him. North Korea has for decades been known as an unstable nation with an unstable dictator, unwilling to partake in diplomatic talks with other world powers. North Korea’s threats over the past few months have escalated tensions around the globe. In July, t... Read more

  • The Fight Continues
    Posted in Mullin' It Over Column on September 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Alongside millions of other Americans, I am reminded each year on September 11th of the tragic events that will forever be remembered in our country’s history and the nearly 3,000 innocent lives we lost that day. My thoughts and prayers will always be with those who were affected by these harrowing events. In the days following, we saw the resilience of our country. We lost moms, dads, uncles, aunts, grandmothers, grandfathers, cousins, mentors, neighbors, and friends. We lost seven Oklahomans. ... Read more

  • The Choice to Serve
    Posted in Mullin' It Over Column on September 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Education

    Serving in our nation’s military is a commitment to represent the United States in times of both war and peace. It is a worthy and honorable sacrifice, not one to be taken lightly. The men and women who serve in our military are loyal to our flag and protect the freedoms granted to all of us. No matter the branch, rank, or role, all of our men and women in uniform play an important part in maintaining our nation’s security and defending our way of life. My office offers the opportunity for high ... Read more

  • The Heroes We Know
    Posted in Mullin' It Over Column on July 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Veterans Issues

    Whether we’re aware of it or not, we’re constantly surrounded by heroes. Our heroes serve on the front lines to protect our freedoms, answer the call of duty, arrive on the scene in emergencies, and represent our communities as loyal friends and neighbors. During American Heroes Week, we recognize the heroes we know for the sacrifices they give to make our country a better place. For instance, take Sergeant Matthew Odom from Norman. Stationed as a part of the 1st Batallion, 279th Infantry Regime... Read more

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