Former Republican Senator Passes Away At 89, Reportedly After Sudden Illness

Former Republican Senator Passes Away At 89, Reportedly After Sudden Illness


Former Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe passed away Tuesday.

He was 89.

“Inhofe, a Republican, was the state’s longest serving senator from 1994 to 2023 and passed away peacefully this morning surrounded by his wife Kay, his children and other family members,” Fox News reports.

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A former senior aide reportedly said Inhofe came down with a sudden, unexpected illness around the 4th of July.

BREAKING: James Inhofe, former U.S. senator and one of the country’s most prominent Republican politicians, has died, sources close to his family said Tuesday morning. via ⁦@tulsaworldhttps://t.co/OlSj8LEqhT

— Andrea Eger (@AndreaEger) July 9, 2024

Per Fox News:

James Mountain Inhofe started serving Congress in Washington in 1987 in the House of Representatives before being elected to the Senate in 1994. At one point,

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