Tribal leaders rebuff Oklahoma governor's debate meeting invite
During a Wednesday debate, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) made an off-the-cuff invite for leaders of the state's 39 tribes to meet with him on Thursday.
Ultimately, he was stood up, according to Secretary of State and Native American Affairs Brian Bingman.
Media crews gathered at the state Capitol on Thursday in anticipation that Stitt and tribal leaders might come together for a 10 a.m. meeting after a debate moderator asked Stitt on Wednesday when he would meet tribal leaders to "rebuild your administration's strained relationship with tribes and tribal citizens?"
Bingman told a...