MOORE, OK – In the Weekly Republican Address, Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) spoke about the devastating tornado that struck Moore, Oklahoma earlier in the week. A transcript of his address follows. Further, at the end of this post is a link to the BBC site with a unique online map of the destruction noting where survivors rode out the storm and their stories.
“Oklahoma has been hit hard, but we’re not knocked out,” says Oklahoma’s senior senator, who delivered the address on location in Moore. He continues, “The individuals who lived through these storms are volunteering in the recovery and the assisting efforts right now, and they’re America’s real heroes.”