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 2020-07-10 04:45 

Sputnik International

'Circumstances Suggest US Won't Sell Turkey F-35s Regardless Who Wins Election', Ret. General Says...

Turkey continues to participate in the US F-35 fighter programme, despite the US decision to exclude Ankara for purchasing Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, said Republican Senators James Lankford and Thom Tillis, along with Democrat colleagues...

 2020-07-06 21:17 

The Oklahoman

Lankford explains abandoned Junteteenth amendment...

Responding to an onslaught of criticism, Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford said he had proposed to replace Columbus Day with....

 2020-07-06 20:47 

CNS News

GOP Sens. Johnson, Lankford Backpedal on Replacing Columbus Day as a Federal Holiday...

On Friday, July 3, Sens. James Lankford (R-Okla.) and Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) withdrew a proposed amendment that would have replaced Columbus Day with Juneteenth as a federal holiday....

 2020-07-03 21:02 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Sen. Johnson withdraws co-filed proposal to swap Columbus Day with Juneteenth as new federal holiday...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and James Lankford (R-Okla.) said Friday, July 3, that they are withdrawing a proposed amendment that sought to swap Columbus Day and Juneteenth as federal holidays. The senators initially filed the pr...

 2020-07-03 15:42 

WMAR

[ ABC Baltimore ]

Senators withdraws proposed amendment to replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth Day as federal holiday...

U.S. Senators Ron Johnson and James Lankford are backtracking on a proposed amendment that would have replaced Columbus Day with Juneteenth Day as a federal holiday....

 2020-07-03 15:42 

KGUN 9 ABC Tucson

Senators withdraws proposed amendment to replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth Day as federal holiday...

U.S. Senators Ron Johnson and James Lankford are backtracking on a proposed amendment that would have replaced Columbus Day with Juneteenth Day as a federal holiday.U.S. Senators Ron Johnson and James Lankford are backtracking on a proposed amendment that...

 2020-07-03 15:42 

WFTX

[ Fort Myers ]

Senators withdraws proposed amendment to replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth Day as federal holiday...

U.S. Senators Ron Johnson and James Lankford are backtracking on a proposed amendment that would have replaced Columbus Day with Juneteenth Day as a federal holiday....

 2020-07-03 15:42 

KTNV-TV

Senators withdraws proposed amendment to replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth Day as federal holiday...

U.S. Senators Ron Johnson and James Lankford are backtracking on a proposed amendment that would have replaced Columbus Day with Juneteenth Day as a federal holiday....

 2020-07-03 15:42 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Senators withdraws proposed amendment to replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth Day as federal holiday...

U.S. Senators Ron Johnson and James Lankford are backtracking on a proposed amendment that would have replaced Columbus Day with Juneteenth Day as a federal holiday....

 2020-07-03 15:42 

WFTS-TV

[ ABC Tampa ]

Senators withdraws proposed amendment to replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth Day as federal holiday...

U.S. Senators Ron Johnson and James Lankford are backtracking on a proposed amendment that would have replaced Columbus Day with Juneteenth Day as a federal holiday.U.S. Senators Ron Johnson and James Lankford are backtracking on a proposed amendment that...

 2020-07-03 15:42 

WKBW

[ Buffalo, NY ]

Senators withdraws proposed amendment to replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth Day as federal holiday...

U.S. Senators Ron Johnson and James Lankford are backtracking on a proposed amendment that would have replaced Columbus Day with Juneteenth Day as a federal holiday....

 2020-07-03 15:42 

WSYM

[ Lansing ]

Senators withdraws proposed amendment to replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth Day as federal holiday...

U.S. Senators Ron Johnson and James Lankford are backtracking on a proposed amendment that would have replaced Columbus Day with Juneteenth Day as a federal holiday....

 2020-07-03 15:42 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

Senators withdraws proposed amendment to replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth Day as federal holiday...

U.S. Senators Ron Johnson and James Lankford are backtracking on a proposed amendment that would have replaced Columbus Day with Juneteenth Day as a federal holiday.U.S. Senators Ron Johnson and James Lankford are backtracking on a proposed amendment that...

 2020-07-03 00:32 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Sen. Johnson co-files amendment to replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth as new federal holiday...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and committee member James Lankford (R-Okla....

 2020-07-02 22:33 

The Sun

Senators want to scrap Columbus Day as a federal holiday and replace with Juneteenth...

REPUBLICAN senators have proposed making Juneteenth a federal holiday — and scrapping Columbus Day altogether. Senators James Lankford, of Oklahoma, and Ron Johnson, of Wisconsin, have made the proposal to honor June 19, which is when news that slav...

 2020-07-02 19:38 

KEYT

[ Santa Barbara ]

GOP senators propose swapping Columbus Day with Juneteenth as federal holiday...

Republican Sens. James Lankford of Oklahoma and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin are proposing to replace the federal observance of Columbus Day with Juneteenth. Unlike other measures, the new proposal would keep the number of federal holidays the same by elimina...

 2020-07-02 19:38 

KYMA KSWT KECY Yuma

GOP senators propose swapping Columbus Day with Juneteenth as federal holiday...

Republican Sens. James Lankford of Oklahoma and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin are proposing to replace the federal observance of Columbus Day with Juneteenth. Unlike other measures, the new proposal would keep the number of federal holidays the same by elimina...

 2020-07-02 18:56 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

GOP senators propose swapping Columbus Day with Juneteenth as federal holiday...

Republican Sens. James Lankford of Oklahoma and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin are proposing to replace the federal observance of Columbus Day with Juneteenth. Unlike other measures, the new proposal would keep the number of federal holidays the same by elimina...

 2020-07-02 18:56 

KESQ

[ Palm Springs ]

GOP senators propose swapping Columbus Day with Juneteenth as federal holiday...

Republican Sens. James Lankford of Oklahoma and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin are proposing to replace the federal observance of Columbus Day with Juneteenth. Unlike other measures, the new proposal would keep the number of federal holidays the same by elimina...

 2020-07-02 18:56 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

GOP senators propose swapping Columbus Day with Juneteenth as federal holiday...

Republican Sens. James Lankford of Oklahoma and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin are proposing to replace the federal observance of Columbus Day with Juneteenth. Unlike other measures, the new proposal would keep the number of federal holidays the same by elimina...

 2020-07-02 18:56 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

GOP senators propose swapping Columbus Day with Juneteenth as federal holiday...

Republican Sens. James Lankford of Oklahoma and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin are proposing to replace the federal observance of Columbus Day with Juneteenth. Unlike other measures, the new proposal would keep the number of federal holidays the same by elimina...

 2020-07-02 17:03 

WorldNetDaily

GOP senators propose making Juneteenth a federal holiday, removing Columbus Day...

Two Republican senators want to tweak the movement to add Juneteenth to the list of federal holidays, and -- in the spirit of deal-making Washington -- have proposed a swap. Republican Sens. James Lankford of Oklahoma and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin are prop...

 2020-07-02 14:26 

NY Post

GOP senators propose replacing Columbus Day with Juneteenth as federal holiday...

A pair of Republican senators have proposed replacing Columbus Day on the federal government's list of official holidays with Juneteenth. Sens. James Lankford (R-Okla.) and Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) made the proposal Wednesday as an amendment to a bill spo...

 2020-07-02 09:42 

Washington Post

'They're trying to cancel Columbus Day': Tucker Carlson slams GOP proposal to replace federal holiday with Juneteenth...

The amendment proposed by Sens. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and James Lankford (R-Okla.) would replace Columbus Day as a federal holiday with Juneteenth, the day commemorating the end of slavery in the United States....

 2020-07-01 22:13 

The Oklahoman

Lankford proposes to replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth...

Those who want to ride elevators in Oklahoma County facilities will now be required to wear a mask unless they are medically....

 2020-07-01 22:11 

Breitbart.com

GOP Senators Lobby to Replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth as Federal Holiday...

Sens. Ron Johnson (R-WI) and James Lankford (R-OK) backed a proposal on Wednesday to replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth as a federal holiday....

 2020-07-01 21:39 

Yahoo News

GOP Senators Propose Scrapping Columbus Day, Adding Juneteenth Federal Holiday...

Republican senators Ron Johnson (R., Wis.) and James Lankford (R., Okla.) introduced an amendment Wednesday that would replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth as a federal holiday.The proposal, which follows last week's introduction of a bipartisan Senat...

 2020-07-01 19:59 

Daily Wire

Two GOP Senators Propose Recognizing Juneteenth As Federal Holiday, Swapping Out Columbus Day...

Senators Ron Johnson (R-WI), chairman of the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, and James Lankford (R-OK) have moved to swap Columbus Day, one of ten federal holidays, for Juneteenth as part of a compromise in the ongoing legislation to f...

 2020-07-01 19:54 

VOA

Two US Senators Want National Holiday Marking Emancipation of Slaves...

Two U.S. Republican senators are calling for adoption of Juneteenth as a national holiday to remember the 1865 emancipation of slaves in the United States. Senators Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and James Lankford of Oklahoma are not the first U.S. lawmakers t...

 2020-07-01 18:56 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

GOP senators propose replacing Columbus Day with Juneteenth as a federal holiday...

Republican Sens. Ron Johnson and James Lankford on Wednesday introduced an amendment proposing to replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth as a new federal holiday to avoid putting the U.S. "further in debt."...

 2020-06-26 13:02 

CNS News

Lankford: Biological Males Competing in Girls Sports 'Violates the Spirit' of Title IX...

When asked whether biological males who claim to be female should be allowed to participate in sports for biological females, Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said transgender participation "violates the spirit of what Title IX was all about," adding...

 2020-06-26 13:02 

CNS News

Lankford: Letting Biological Males Compete in Girls Sports 'Violates the Spirit of What Title IX Was All About'...

When asked whether biological males who claim to be female should be allowed to participate in sports for biological females, Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said transgender participation "violates the spirit of what Title IX was all about," adding...

 2020-06-26 13:02 

CNS News

Lankford: Letting Biological Males Compete in Girls Sports 'Violates the Spirit of What Title IX Was All About'...

When asked whether biological males who claim to be female should be allowed to participate in sports for biological females, Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said transgender participation "violates the spirit of what Title IX was all about," adding...

 2020-06-23 18:52 

Washington Examiner

Republican James Lankford leads charge to increase charitable giving deduction...

Republican Sen. James Lankford from Oklahoma seeks to increase the tax deduction for charitable giving in legislation introduced on Monday....

 2020-06-21 17:59 

VOA

US Policing Reforms Can Curb Deadly Encounters, Key Lawmaker Says...

The U.S. can curb police killings on American streets with better law enforcement training and more accountability, the lead Senate Republican advocate for policing reforms said Sunday. Sen. Tim Scott, center, accompanied by Sen. James Lankford, Senate Ma...

 2020-06-17 20:08 

Talking Points Memo

OK Officials Ask Trump Not To Visit Historic Black District In Tulsa...

Gov. Kevin Stitt (R-OK) said on Wednesday that he and Republican Sen. James Lankford (OK) are now recommending that President......

 2020-06-17 18:02 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

Oklahoma GOP Sen. Lankford urges elderly to avoid Tulsa Trump rally...

Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., on Wednesday advised senior citizens and others at higher risk for coronavirus to not attend President Trump's indoor rally Saturday in Tulsa....

 2020-06-17 15:05 

Newsmax

Sen. Lankford Urges Precautions for Tulsa Rallygoers...

Sen. James Lankford Wednesday encouraged people heading to Tulsa for President Donald Trump's first mass rally in months to wear masks and take safety precautions, but added the president is...

 2020-06-17 14:42 

Washington Examiner

Oklahoma senator warns those with health conditions to avoid Trump's Tulsa rally...

Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford said that supporters with underlying health conditions should not attend President Trump's...

 2020-06-17 14:39 

MSNBC

Senator encourages masks at upcoming Trump rally...

Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., weighs in on the president's plans to hold a rally this month in Oklahoma amid concerns over the spread of coronavirus. Sen. Lankford says he encourages attendees to wear masks. Sen. Lankford also discusses police reform...

 2020-06-16 22:28 

WSHU

Republican Senator Comments On Policing Reform...

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., about Republican senators working to file legislation addressing police reform this week....

 2020-06-15 04:34 

The Epoch Times

Police Should Ban Chokeholds, Says GOP Senator...

Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said on June 14 that he is in favor of banning the police use of chokeholds, as calls for police reform grow amid protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis....

 2020-06-14 17:09 

Talking Points Memo

GOP Sen Breaks From Trump's Refusal To Rename Bases Honoring Confederate Generals...

Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) on Sunday said that he supports renaming military bases honoring Confederate generals, contradicting President Trump's tweet......

 2020-06-14 17:02 

The Daily Beast

GOP Senator: 'Haven't Decided' if I'll Wear Mask at Trump's Tulsa Rally...

Republicans demurred on Sunday when pressed on whether they or other attendees should wear masks at the president's upcoming Tulsa rally....

 2020-06-14 16:17 

WTRF

[ Wheeling-Steubenville ]

GOP Senator: Police should ban chokeholds...

Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., said on ABC's "This Week" that there should be a national ban on chokeholds, the restraint police used when George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis. &......

 2020-06-14 15:25 

Newsmax

Sen. Lankford Supports National Ban On Police Using Chokehold...

Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., on Sunday called for a national ban on chokeholds.In an interview on ABC News'...

 2020-06-14 14:54 

The Hill

GOP senator says it's time to stop naming military bases after Confederate generals...

Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said Sunday that it's time to stop naming military bases after Confederate generals....

 2020-06-14 14:34 

The Hill

GOP Senator says he supports national chokehold ban...

Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said Sunday he supports passing a national ban on chokeholds as part of police reform legislation....

 2020-06-14 13:45 

ABC News (US)

Police should ban chokeholds: Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla....

Speaking from Oklahoma City, Lankford appeared on ABC's...

 2020-06-14 13:13 

ABC News (US)

'This Week' Transcript 6-14-20: Dr. Ben Carson, Stacey Abrams, Sen. James Lankford...

Dr. Ben Carson, Stacey Abrams, and Sen. James Lankford were...

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