The Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office has been tasked with attempting to return a $2 million stockpile of a malaria drug once touted by former President Donald Trump as a way to treat the coronavirus.
COVID-19 relief was meant to give a lifeline to hospitals, especially the small, rural facilities that struggled to stay open before 2020. But in states like Oklahoma, problems created by confusing guidelines could cause harm long after the pandemic.
Meanwhile, the five House of Representatives members who objected to vote certification last week — actions some have said helped fuel the riots in the first place — continue to defend their decision to do so.
Ward, who was twice convicted for the 1984 abduction and murder of Ada convenience store worker Donna “Denise” Haraway and featured in John Grisham’s “Innocent Man” book, had his conviction overturned by the district court late December