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Widow of late Okla. labor commissioner to perform national anthem at Trump rally

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Posted at 9:39 PM, Jun 19, 2020

Cathy Costello, the widow of slain Republican Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello, has been chosen by President Donald Trump’s campaign to sing the national anthem at the Tulsa rally Saturday.

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Costello, a business leader and national mental health advocate, expressed her excitement and appreciation to perform for President Trump and his supporters on the big night.

“It is an honor to perform for the president of the United States and his supporters,” Costello said. “Singing the national anthem in a room filled with such patriotic spirit and enthusiasm will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. I am so thankful for this opportunity – it will be a night to remember!”

Representative Kevin Hern helped the Trump campaign select Costello as the national anthem performer.

“Cathy is a talented singer and great supporter of our president. She was the clear choice for this incredible opportunity, and I look forward to seeing her perform on Saturday!" Hern said.

The "Make America Great Again" rally is set to take place on Saturday, June 20 at the BOK Center at 7 p.m.

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