Oklahoma GOP nixes censure of state's Republican US senators
July 18, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Republican Party members have rejected a resolution to censure the state's two GOP U.S. senators for not objecting to the Electoral College votes that certified Democrat Joe Biden as president on Jan. 6.
In the vote Saturday, 122 members of the Republican State Committee opposed the nonbinding resolution to censure U.S. Sens. Jim Inhofe and James Lankford, while 93 supported it. The resolution also called for them to resign.
Inhofe has said that not voting to certify the Electoral College votes would be a violation of his oath of office to support and defend...