Oklahoma reaction to Bush’s farewell speech

Jan 16, 2009
In The News

• Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Tulsa: "I am not saying there have not been setbacks or problems. I am saying that this president has fulfilled his solemn obligation to protect the American people.”

• Rep. Frank Lucas, R-Cheyenne: "I believe when the American people look back at his terms in office, he will be remembered as the … president who led our country during one of its most trying times.”

• Rep. Tom Cole, R-Moore: "History will be kinder to this president than … political commentators suggest … Moreover, the tax cuts he championed pulled America out of a recession … and gave us 52 months of prosperity — one of the longest on record.”

• Rep. Dan Boren, D-Muskogee: "We should try to focus on some of his positive accomplishments, such as … efforts in Africa to combat the pain and suffering of AIDS.”

• Rep. John Sullivan, R-Tulsa: "I would personally like to thank President Bush for his tireless work on behalf of the state of Oklahoma and our nation.” }

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