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Hern reaffirms support for US ally Israel

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) released the following statement in support of US ally Israel following attacks from Hamas this week. Today, Rep. Hern joined a resolution condemning Hamas and reaffirming American support for Israel. “Like much of the world, I’ve watched in horror as thousands of rockets rained down on Israeli homes and families this week,” said Rep. Hern. “While Israel is target...

Hern calls on Cheney to resign from GOP leadership position

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) released the following statement calling for Congresswoman Liz Cheney (WY-AL) to step down from her elected position as Chair of the House Republican Conference. “Throughout my years in business, I have seen both good and bad examples of leadership,” said Rep. Hern. “While everyone has their own styles and methods, one thing is constant: a good leader must be will...

Hern joins Pompeo, RSC to introduce ‘Max Pressure Act’

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Rep. Hern, RSC Chair Jim Banks, Secretary Mike Pompeo

Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) joined former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and members of the Republican Study Committee to introduce the Max Pressure Act this morning. The Max Pressure Act codifies the Trump Administration’s maximum pressure campaign on Iran, putting sanctions in place to prevent Iran from obtaining the materials necessary to build a nuclear weapon. “Secretary Pompeo and Pres...

Hern condemns Biden’s budget request: ‘an unprecedented disaster’

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After President Joe Biden and OMB Acting Director Shalanda Young submitted their FY2022 Discretionary Request to Congress, RSC Budget and Spending Task Force Chairman Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) released the following statement. The request includes exorbitant spending for Green New Deal priorities while failing to address the ongoing economic fallout of COVID-19 shutdowns and ignores necess...

Hern’s Weekly Wrap Up in the District

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On Saturday, March 27, Congressman Kevin Hern (OK-1) engaged in a series of meetings in Oklahoma’s 1st Congressional District. Over the course of the last week, Rep. Hern met with civic organizations, small business owners, financial institutions, students, veterans, police officers, educators, local press and other community leaders to receive stakeholder input and assess the needs of the distric...

Hern extends condolences to family of killed USCP officer

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) released the following statement following the death of a United States Capitol Police officer in a violent incident at the Capitol Building. ”My prayers are with the family of the Capitol Police officer who gave his life in service today, as well as our brave US Capitol Police force,” said Rep. Hern. “They protect us every day and I am thankful for their service....

Democratic tax hikes are coming

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The sad and despicable tactic being used by our government right now is to pay off the American people with their own tax dollars in order to pass whatever legislation they please. H.R. 1319, the $1.9 trillion “Pelosi Payoff,” used Oklahoma taxpayer dollars to fund political favors, essentially a Socialist-Democrat wish list, under the guise of COVID-19 relief. In reality, only 9% of H.R. 1319 was...

Hern, Braun introduce resolution condemning Modern Monetary Theory

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives this week condemning Modern Monetary Theory, recognizing that its implementation would lead to higher deficits and inflation. Senator Mike Braun (IN) introduced the companion bill in the Senate. Rep. Hern first introduced this resolution in the 116th Congress with the support of Heritage Action for America, A...

Hern and Inhofe lead Asylum Abuse Reduction Act

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) and Senator Jim Inhofe (OK) introduced the Asylum Abuse Reduction Act in the House and Senate, respectively. The pair first introduced the bill together last Congress. The bill addresses immigration loopholes to strengthen the integrity of the asylum process to ensure that it is only used by individuals who are genuinely seeking asylum. “The crisis at our border g...

Juan was wrong, Trump will be remembered as one of the greats

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Earlier this week, I read an article from Juan Williams that said all President Trump will be remembered for is bungling the COVID-19 response. He couldn’t be more wrong. Members of cancel culture and the left-wing media do their best to promote “controversy”. They want to turn politics into a reality TV show to grow ratings and followers. This was most obvious in the media during President Trump’...

Hern: Time to cancel 'cancel culture'

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We live in a world where people are so worried about hearing something they disagree with that they cannot abide the existence of opposing views. It’s infiltrated our education systems, our friendships, our purchases, our careers, and more. I’m talking about "cancel culture". This phrase has been around a while, but recent months have seen an alarming increase in the trend to silence conservatives...

Hern votes against Democrat gun-grabbing bills

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) released the following statement after voting against HR 8 and HR 1446. “My constituents have made their stance on 2nd Amendment issues overwhelmingly clear: never, ever vote for a bill that infringes on our right to bear arms,” said Rep. Hern. “I agree, which is why I cannot support the legislation in the House today. You can name a bill anything you want, but th...

Hern votes against anti-worker PRO Act

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) released the following statement after voting against HR 842, the PRO Act, citing its elimination of right-to-work laws in states like Oklahoma and support for union leaders over American workers. “The so-called PRO Act is only PRO-union leaders,” said Rep. Hern. “American workers are left in the dust while President Biden and Speaker Pelosi cater to union leaders...

Hern votes against partisan power grab

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) released the following statement after voting against HR 1. “My constituents are horrified that this is the kind of legislation we’re wasting our time on in Congress,” said Rep. Hern. “While the majority should be reaching across the aisle to pass legislation that has a shot at gaining support in the Senate and becoming a real law, they choose to waste our time on...

Hern announces commencement of 2021 student art competition

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) announced the commencement of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition. The Congressional Art competition is a nationwide annual art competition that allows high school students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories to showcase their artistic ability. The winning piece of art from each Congressional district is displayed in an eleven-mon...