FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dr. Tom Coburn Endorses Jarrin Jackson for U.S. Congress, OK-District 2
Says Jackson will stand up for us in Washington
May 31, 2016 (Oologah, OK) – Today, former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn announced his endorsement of combat veteran Jarrin Jackson who is challenging Congressman Markwayne Mullin in Oklahoma’s second district.
Dr. Coburn, who had endorsed Mullin in 2012, said, “I am proud to endorse Jarrin Jackson, a combat veteran who understands and has fought for our Constitution. He will stand up for us in Washington and not go along to get along. He also will honor a six year self imposed term limit.”
Coburn’s endorsement comes on the heel of recent comments Rep. Mullin made about a similar term limit pledge he made in 2012. Then, when running as a first-time candidate, Mullin pledged to serve no more than three two year terms in Congress. However, when asked recently if this would be the last time he ran for the office, Mullin said he is seeking the Lord’s guidance and will instead do what he thinks is best for his family and District.
“Dr. Coburn’s endorsement is important,” Jackson said, “because it reinforces his reputation for integrity and courage. He not only served us with honor when he held office, but he continues to serve by insisting that other public officials do the same. It takes courage to speak truth to power, no matter the truth, no matter the power. I welcome his support, his example, and the opportunity to build upon his work.”
For more information on Jarrin Jackson and his principled stands for Oklahoma and our country, please visit his campaign website jarrinjackson.com.
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