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WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement today in recognition of Veterans Day:
“This Veterans Day we pause to honor the men and women who have faithfully served and protected the liberties and freedoms we hold dear as Americans. These patriots and their families have made great sacrifices for our freedoms, many having paid the ultimate price – a constant reminder that freedom isn’t free."
WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Jim Inhofe, senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today voted to advance the Defense Appropriations bill in the Senate. Democrats blocked the legislation 50 to 44 on a cloture vote, which requires a 60-vote threshold to move to debate and to amend the legislation.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement on President Obama’s decision to retain 8,400 U.S. Troops in Afghanistan through the end of his administration:
WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) today voted for two pieces of immigration legislation in the Senate to address the government’s treatment of criminal aliens, to include denying federal dollars to sanctuary jurisdictions and to increase penalties for immigrants who illegally reenter the country after they have been deported. Both pieces of legislation were blocked by Senate Democrats on a cloture vote, which requires a 60-vote threshold for the legislation to progress.