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Sen. James Lankford @SenatorLankford Oklahoma and Washington, DC

Serving the State of Oklahoma in the United States Senate

505 Following   81,456 Followers   6,792 Tweets

Joined Twitter 12/12/10


It’s really surreal to hear the House Managers define what a they believe a “fair trial” would be in the Senate aft… https://t.co/DqaY8e94vZ
1/21
2020
We live in the most prosperous nation on earth with millions of great people who love their families and our countr… https://t.co/i54pRzaGQqIn his speech from Montgomery, the day before the bus boycott, Dr. King said “I want to say that in all of our acti… https://t.co/X8TkSqzIjyOn #MLKDay we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr & honor his legacy. https://t.co/S11Nc4wca7
1/20
2020
Taiwan has shown the strength of democracy and gives hope to many other nations as they fight to preserve their fun… https://t.co/S7zFgN9YImWork adds value & purpose to life & we should provide opportunities for all who are able. For those who aren’t, it’… https://t.co/3es38yDSmoIt’s been a long road, but after 50 years #SocialSecurity disability will reflect a 21st century economy. Thanks… https://t.co/bgFDVlBpgbIn 2015, I offered an amendment to the Budget Act that would improve the process & prevent those from receiving… https://t.co/XpBUZDc9QaWe have been fighting for updates for years. In 2014, I requested that the Acting Commissioner make 11 reforms to… https://t.co/COUTjnrWHAThe grid hasn’t been updated since 1978. Because of that, the eligibility criteria doesn’t include modern day jobs… https://t.co/ZuWSFOm7oXUnder the current system, part of #SocialSecurity disability eligibility is defined by an employment grid, which is… https://t.co/0OtKxjonlEBig news for the future of @SocialSecurity disability program. The eligibility criteria hasn't been meaningfully up… https://t.co/cP09ObG3P2Happy 122nd birthday to the city of Tulsa! Throughout its history the city has been a leader in innovation, industr… https://t.co/IrJio7ycS4
1/18
2020
We are not at war with Iran, nor should we be at war with Iran. But it’s undeniable that tensions are high right no… https://t.co/RPPDnujJTmUSMCA deals with intellectual property theft, price protection: Sen. Lankford https://t.co/BV8zxFN1nV @MorningsMaria @FoxBusiness
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1/17
2020
Today marks the adoption of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786. 234 years ago, Thomas Jefferson mad… https://t.co/J26u8XQJycUSMCA cleared its last hurdle today & is headed to @RealDonaldTrump’s desk. This 21st-century trade agreement helps… https://t.co/qG4oJG66oV
1/16
2020
Our fight is with terrorists and those who wish to harm Americans, not innocent people in nations like Iran with go… https://t.co/dg4u7S8Q3jCongratulations to @RealDonaldTrump on getting the Phase-One Trade Agreement w/ China done. Every president has tri… https://t.co/S028y6VTKkNo one, including me, wants a war with Iran, but the US will continue to protect Americans from terrorism. https://t.co/RtnHkjgosJHere is the resolution from the Clinton impeachment trial that passed 100-0 and laid out the process of the trial,… https://t.co/WJoABhKqubThe House had plenty of time to call witnesses, they just didn’t want to work over Christmas or take the time to do… https://t.co/C03k9BSlP7During the 25 day impeachment process in the House, @SpeakerPelosi insisted they had to hurry and had no time call… https://t.co/mmWNVWpByfThanks for the conversation, @hughhewitt. Many are asking about the process. I had the opportunity to chat with the… https://t.co/ni0cjxUIsV
1/15
2020
Remembering the 168: We are remembering those who were killed in the Oklahoma City Bombing leading up to the 25th a… https://t.co/GNpiHjEwbA
Retweeted by Sen. James Lankford @SenatorTester and I are working on a bill to ensure veterans get the care they need and deserve. Our bill will hel… https://t.co/j3tZmk2KHL
1/14
2020
For more information visit https://t.co/CHunQgYQyf https://t.co/XKPzOHihVz https://t.co/B2ngCZn9KWAll Americans need to be vigilant about is their cybersecurity. You can protect yourself by making sure your softwa… https://t.co/YP6hM7VipF
1/10
2020
It’s odd the House urgently moved to impeach @RealDonaldTrump but is now refusing to send the articles of impeachme… https://t.co/Rel4QOp6C3Soleimani was a known terrorist leader that was leading acts of aggression against Americans for a very long time.… https://t.co/vgDxb2knxVJoined @Sen_JoeManchin @SenatorTester @MarshaBlackburn @SenJohnKennedy in a letter to the FCC urging them to provid… https://t.co/wLIQixRu9vI gave my reaction to Iran’s attack on American troops stationed in Iraq on @EWTNNewsNightly Here’s the full clip: https://t.co/PVzPTQiN4J
1/9
2020
I'm grateful there was no loss of life from the airstrike & our military was in a position to protect our troops on… https://t.co/6Ms2AOPMEyIran's aggression against the US clearly indicates that they continue to want to do harm to Americans & our nation.… https://t.co/2LRiCtqnLM
1/8
2020
Over the last two years, @realdonaldtrump has worked to update 25-year-old trade agreement w/ Canada & Mexico. Toda… https://t.co/yUhgnvKvaNI'll be at today's hearing. You can watch live at 8:30am CT. https://t.co/qRwPDUkGTR
1/7
2020
I pray tonight for all of our military and foreign service personnel around the globe as they continue to keep our nation safe and secureGen Soleimani is personally responsible for killing US military & allied forces in Iraq. @realDonaldTrump sent mult… https://t.co/2lZW5W1gOBNo one wants a war with Iran or with the millions of peaceful Iranian people. Unfortunately, the Iranian regime has… https://t.co/n0smekfXFk
1/3
2019
All of us can and should speak out against hatred and violence https://t.co/U2NKZHCYiBWhy would anyone invade the home of a Rabbi in Monsey NY and attack people while they celebrate Hanukkah? We shoul… https://t.co/kvJdpRVBHz
12/29
2019
From my family to yours, Merry Christmas! https://t.co/ePKTnnIcAR
12/25
2019
Lankford addresses impeachment process in latest podcast https://t.co/HGAsVlvcj9 https://t.co/OJzxKQ3G1f
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12/23
2019
.@CMSGov new policies protects taxpayer’s from hidden abortion surcharges in OCare. The law explicitly reflects Con… https://t.co/xH7gmAmEfE.@GovStitt has spoken out that our state will continue to welcome refugees. Well done https://t.co/2I2Dw26w18It’s an honor to be entrusted with the responsibility to fill the role of Ethics Chairman following @SenatorIsaksonhttps://t.co/s0Kv6FhD0m.@SecPompeo: We believe that everyone, everywhere, at all times, should have the right to live according to the dic… https://t.co/Rpj1nqfCsP
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12/20
2019
The Senate just confirmed 13 district court judges-2 for #OK, Jodi Dishman & Judge Bernard Jones. In 8 yr, Pres Oba… https://t.co/goGQI4KRSGThe Constitution sets the order for impeachment and the roles of the House and Senate--the Senate cannot tell the H… https://t.co/jo3R8nyWQ4The Senate just passed a robocall bill I co-sponsored to give @FCC greater authority to fight against unwanted and… https://t.co/g7IvLLcXIt.@JimInhofe has done a remarkable job of leading the Senate through the process of passing the NDAA this week. This… https://t.co/K99bSPxasVIt’s the same w/ funding bills. There are things I can support, like add’l funding for medical students ed or grant… https://t.co/RPVoAVpih3There are some things moving through Congress that need more attention than impeachment & it's not happening. I’d l… https://t.co/rXs9zcrw9g
12/19
2019
Unlike the House, the Senate will allow the President to tell his side of the story, get due process and have equal time.Today marks only the 3rd time our nation has impeached a president. The Senate must now set aside our work to hold… https://t.co/kn4ByFOAXHI questioned DOJ IG Horowitz today on his report on how Crossfire Hurricane team handled their investigation which… https://t.co/Rf7I8iprLzThank you, @SenHydeSmith for your leadership to protect women & children. https://t.co/hkAfdaoxEkMail-order abortions are on the rise, & they come w/ significant risks & complications. While abortion is a divisiv… https://t.co/3it0LTFHA2
12/18
2019
This fix is a huge win for our nation’s churches, charities, and other nonprofits. Grateful to partner with… https://t.co/DVNaIG0mdwWe should protect our nonprofits, not tax them. The LIFT for Charities Act corrects a provision in the 2017 tax bil… https://t.co/4Havhnl0XNThe GREAT Act is headed to @POTUS desk. The bill will improve the federal grant process by streamlining the grant r… https://t.co/wSJ7drpJE5I’m grateful for the bipartisan work of @JimInhofe & @SenJackReed as they brought this important work on behalf of… https://t.co/kIDhNqx1vS✔️A pay raise for all service members ✔️Stopping transfer of F-35 tech to Turkey ✔️Improvements to military family housingThe Senate just passed the National Defense Authorization Act. It provides our military with family support, basic… https://t.co/RIp9SqaLQS
12/17
2019
It’s been 228 years since the #BillofRights was ratified to safeguard many of our nation’s freedoms, including spee… https://t.co/2Dxq61pELm
12/15
2019
As @realdonaldtrump keeps doing the work, I encourage him to address the human rights issues with China while deali… https://t.co/EXf3Sqpu8bToday’s news that we have reached the first phase in a trade deal with China is a significant first step in negotia… https://t.co/vkr4farV6qHappy Birthday, #NationalGuard. Thank you for being our nation’s first military responders & for serving OK & our n… https://t.co/rRuAB8l8nR
12/13
2019
Lawmakers in Washington have only until December 20 to fund the federal government, or face the possibility of anot… https://t.co/pjC6qTYKvT
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12/12
2019
With anti-Semitism on the rise, today’s #ExecutiveOrder reassures the Oklahoma Jewish community that anti-Semitic b… https://t.co/8vM4nT0shtThanks to this year’s #FightForGood Award honorees including @RepDonYoung and @SenatorLankford. There’s no crisis w… https://t.co/cMx499WoYl
Retweeted by Sen. James LankfordAt an unprecedented pace, the Senate just confirmed @RealDonaldTrump’s 50th judge for a lifetime appointment on the… https://t.co/tL9LTGv6Uj
12/11
2019
I don’t blame her. It’s time we pass my Prevent Government Shutdowns Act with @SenatorHassan to ensure not a single… https://t.co/uWX2gSCOQfWhile on my way from OK to DC yesterday, I met a federal employee who thanked me for the work on our shutdowns bill… https://t.co/YexVfYbap2https://t.co/D7nNoQrtrdWe’ve had 21 gov shutdowns in the last 40yrs that end up costing billions of $ & hurting our federal families. Toda… https://t.co/loI8QnklDSThis agreement updates the 25-year-old NAFTA & provides manufacturers, agricultural producers, & international busi… https://t.co/NVRWHGSgIYThe negotiations for USMCA have lasted more than a year. I’m glad that the House has finally agreed to pass USMCA.… https://t.co/2Bjbc6nGLYThe cycle has to end. My plan is simple: Allow state prisons to jam cell phones to reduce drug trafficking, gang vi… https://t.co/nPeycpsE4D
12/10
2019
We remember #PearlHarbor & honor the more than 2,000 women and men who answered the call to serve in defense of our… https://t.co/E2f2vgqmHf
12/7
2019
Ardmore’s small businesses play a vital role in our communities & economy, & I was glad to visit with many small bu… https://t.co/qdxVOjzmfYAs sleigh bells start to ring, so do telephone scams. There has been a significant uptick in @SocialSecurity fraud… https://t.co/qimfJh1nc4
12/6
2019
Read our summary of @SenatorLankford ’s Federal Fumbles report, from Russian sea lions, to million dollar tents, we… https://t.co/OaSbrcNkrB
Retweeted by Sen. James LankfordIt is a basic human right to have faith, live your faith, change your faith, or have no faith at all—an American va… https://t.co/Y2PX3VxgUPChina’s record to suppress people solely because of their faith continues to escalate. Congress has taken steps to… https://t.co/Q3LacHCwWP
12/5
2019
It’s called momentum!!! My #SunshineProtectionAct just gained ANOTHER co-sponsor! 😎 Thank you @SenatorLankford f… https://t.co/0lktao2nj3
Retweeted by Sen. James Lankford$23T is a hard number to even fathom. It will take the income of every single American for the entire year to be co… https://t.co/gw3T0B5BUi
12/4
2019
#FederalFumbles https://t.co/dvBeAeVEE4 https://t.co/3u4FnS02PQ... and education for law enforcement and the community on the history of immigrant Hispanic culture.Congratulations to Officer Guardiola for receiving @TheJusticeDept Award for Distinguished Service in Policing. I a… https://t.co/l6fl1thcVHIt’s been over a year since @realDonaldTrump reached a deal on #USMCA. @SpeakerPelosi has had it on her desk for 14… https://t.co/DO0Z2oYRHpMost people aren’t paying attention to debt & deficit right now. The economy is good, unemployment is down, & wages… https://t.co/ZAKIY6xyYZI'll be speaking with @marthamaccallum on @FoxNews shortly to discuss #FederalFumbles. Hope you can tune inSenator James Lankford Federal Fumbles video https://t.co/rRTVaJyrH3 @SenatorLankford
Retweeted by Sen. James LankfordNEW: @SenatorLankford cites tents for migrants, sea lion research in latest waste book | #okpol via @casteelpolitics https://t.co/2yDmDRq38M
Retweeted by Sen. James LankfordCongrats to OKC Patriot’s Dylan Mahoney for being awarded @NFL’s ‘Way to Play High School Award’ for week 12. A wel… https://t.co/AZpg39ESOU
12/3
2019
It’s here… #FederalFumbles https://t.co/8HWNlE2R2Y
12/2
2019
Today is #SmallBusinessSaturday—an opportunity for you to #ShopSmall, #ShopLocal, & support one of our many OK small businesses.
11/30
2019
It’s coming… #FederalFumbles https://t.co/pnhMfMifxR
11/29
2019
As we gather today, I pray you enjoy this time of gratitude w/your family & friends. Lately, it’s been hard to turn… https://t.co/bGLrkxwfeC
11/28
2019

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