Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Lankford's Floor Speech Draws National Attention

Congressman James Lankford, right, was among freshmen drawing
national attending with floor remarks against Obamacare.

Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan was trailed by a phalanx of unfamiliar faces as he stepped up to the podium to open the debate on repealing health care reform on Tuesday.

Among the parade of Republicans coming forward to deliver one-minute speeches in support of HR 2, a repeal of health care reform, were several freshmen members, including Reps. Tim Huelskamp of Kansas, James Lankford of Oklahoma, and Mick Mulvaney of South Carolina, all of whom ran on an anti-health care reform platform this fall and now sit on the budget committee.

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