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New York rep says 'a lot of hypocrisy' in Oklahoma tornado relief
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New York rep says 'a lot of hypocrisy' in Oklahoma tornado relief

New York rep says 'a lot of hypocrisy' in Oklahoma tornado relief
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New York Rep. Peter King

New York rep says 'a lot of hypocrisy' in Oklahoma tornado relief

New York Representative Peter King fought tooth and nail for billions of dollars to help victims of Superstorm Sandy. 

But lawmakers like Senator Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma voted against the aid saying it was full of pork.

Now King is finding it hard to believe Inhofe can support money for tornado relief after the storm that devastated Moore, Oklahoma.

King told MSNBC that Inhofe is implying "Sandy aid was corrupt but Oklahoma won't be."

Even so, King told Politico he’ll vote in favor of the help because “I don't want suffering people in Oklahoma to be held hostage while we engage in political fights, saying 'I told you so.'”

Inhofe has partially backed off his claims about Sandy aid, telling the New York Times that he "got his facts partly wrong."

Inhofe has since said there was pork in the measure, but not as much as he first thought.

Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn was blunt on the issue of money coming to Oklahoma.

Coburn held his financially responsible ground by asking that any aid be equaled by cuts elsewhere to stay budget neutral.

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