The buzzword around Capitol Hill on Thursday is "body slam," and you'd be hard-pressed to find a member of Congress who better understands the concept of "body slamming" than Oklahoma Republican Rep. Markwayne Mullin, who is a former mixed martial arts fighter.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is recusing himself from lawsuits he was previously involved in as attorney general of Oklahoma, including litigation over the Obama-era Clean Power Plan and Waters of the United States rule.
A white Tulsa, Oklahoma officer charged in the shooting death of a black motorist last year said race was not a factor in her decision to open fire. She said the man "caused" his death when he ignored her commands, reaching into his vehicle to retrieve what she believed was a gun.
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