Former Oklahoma district attorney announces for Congress
April 23, 2017
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma district attorney says he plans to seek the Republican nomination for the 1st Congressional District seat in Tulsa in 2018.
Tim Harris, who was Tulsa County's district attorney for 16 years, announced Monday he would seek the seat currently held by Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine of Tulsa.
Bridenstine is leaving office next year after pledging he wouldn't serve more than three terms.
Harris says he wants to be a "conservative voice for the entire district" and an advocate for constituents' "freedoms, security and jobs."
He says he prosecuted near...