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Oklahoma oilman Hamm named Trump economic policy adviser

August 6, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has named an Oklahoma oilman to his team of economic policy advisers.

The advisers named Friday by the Trump campaign include Continental Resources Inc. CEO Harold Hamm.

Hamm has supported Trump and spoke during the Republican National Convention last month. He has previously been involved in local and national political discussions and helped lead the successful effort to repeal the United States’ 40-year ban on oil exports. In 2012, he was an energy adviser for Republican nominee Mitt Romney.

In 2012, Hamm was an energy adviser for GOP nominee Mitt Romney.

Continental Resources spokeswoman Kristin Thomas told The Oklahoman (http://bit.ly/2aCKF7Y ) that Hamm has provided informal advice to Trump and his campaign.

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Information from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com

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