Oklahoma Congressmen react to shooting of Arizona Lawmaker
11:16 PM, Jan 8, 2011
TULSA - Oklahoma's Congressional Leaders spoke with 2NEWS about this
weekend's shooting at a political event in Arizona.
As of Saturday night, 18 people had been shot, at least six are
Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head;
she's in critical condition.
Congressman Dan Boren calls Giffords a close friend, "She and I
have known each other since before she came to congress. so, this
is just awful news, not only on a personal level but i think for
Congressman John Sullivan flew home from Washington, DC with
Giffords, on Friday.
"I think going forward we need to take different precautions for
our staff, for ourselves at events and still not compromise our
relationship with our constituents," Congressman Sullivan said.