Sen. Jim Inhofe discusses why he is not announcing a re-election bid just yet

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) said he is not announcing a re-election bid for now.

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) discusses issues important to Oklahomans in the Russell Rotunda on Thursday. (Source: Gray DC)

"We'll have to make that decision," Inhofe said in an interview on Thursday.

Inhofe said he is focusing on chairing the Senate Armed Services Committee.

"If you chair a committee, and I chair the largest committee in the United States Senate, then all of a sudden, you are a candidate, not a chairman of a committee," he said.

He said he and other lawmakers in that committee are continuing to rebuild the military.

The Senator also discussed a number of issues important to Oklahomans, including Governor Stitt's plan to open a state office in Washington, D.C. and the ongoing impeachment process on Capitol Hill.

Watch the interview above.

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