IN THE STUDIO: U.S. Rep. Tom Cole



U.S. Representative Tom Cole stopped by the Southern Oklahoma Radio Center on Wednesday to discuss issues up in Washington D.C. while Congress is on break. He covered a number of topics with our News Director, Kevin Kerr, including:

D.C. Hot Topics
  • House/Senate activity - 3:20
  • Jobs - 5:20
  • Keystone Pipeline - (4:10), 6:50
International Affairs
  • His recent trip to east Europe - 7:45
  • NATO - 8:20
  • Hungary/Croatia - 8:40
  • Russia - 9:10
  • International Priorities - 11:00
  • Israel - 12:00
  • Syria - 14:15
  • Middle East concerns - 14:45
  • Iraq - 15:00
Immigration
  • Terrorism threat (illegal immigration)- 18:45
  • Non-criminal immigration - 19:22
  • Difficulties/legislation in becoming legal citizen - 20:25
Progress in D.C.
  • Energy production - 23:20
  • Economic reserves - 24:20
  • Bi-partisanship/Taxing policy - 25:00
  • Weaknesses/Strengths - 26:00
Cole also talked about his upcoming town hall meetings in Newcastle on August 26 and Purcell on August 27. He said the more people that come out, the more information he can gather and take back with him to Washington.
You can find more on Cole's agenda and his standings on his website HERE.

 

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