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Education secretary criticism, O'Donnell resigns leadership post, executions by firing squad and more

This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republican Political Consultant Neva Hill and Civil Rights Attorney Ryan Kiesel about Education Secretary Ryan Walters coming under fire for attacking schools as they are forced to close their doors as COVID numbers skyrocket, State Representative Terry O'Donnell resigning his post as House Speaker Pro Tem amid allegations of corruption and the US Supreme Court leaving in place a lower court decision ruling McGirt v. Oklahoma isn't retroactive.

The trio also discusses a suggestion by two death row inmates of being executed by firing squad rather than lethal injection, and Epic Virtual Charter School countersues its co-founders for more than $9M.

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Michael Cross is the host of KOSU's Morning Edition.
Neva Hill has been a political commentator for KOSU since 1998.
Ryan Kiesel is a civil rights attorney and political consultant.
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