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Congressman Steve Russell

Representing the 5th District of Oklahoma

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November 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Steve Russell (OK-5) was proud to vote for the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 2810) as it passed the House by a margin of 356 to 70.

November 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, the Federal Agency Mail Management Act of 2017 (H.R. 194), introduced by Rep. Steve Russell (OK-5) earlier this Congress, passed the Senate. It now awaits the President’s signature to become law.

November 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – House Republicans today introduced the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (H.R. 1), the Republican bill for tax reform. Included in H.R. 1 is a bill that Rep.

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October 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, H.R. 2196, which Rep. Steve Russell (OK-5) introduced this Congress, passed the House by a voice vote.

October 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Steve Russell (OK-5) today voted for H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. This bill is also known as “Micah's Law” in honor of Micah Pickering, a five-year-old boy who was born prematurely at 20 weeks. At birth, Micah was no bigger than a pack of M&M’s, and he spent four months in intensive care.

September 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Steve Russell (OK-5) was today recognized as one of the most effective lawmakers in Congress.

September 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) today introduced the Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act of 2017, a bill to enhance penalties for theft of a firearm from certain federal firearms licensees (FFLs), and to criminalize the theft of a firearm from a gun range or shooting club.

September 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Cost cutting legislation introduced by Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) in March of this year moved forward with the passage of H.R. 3354, the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, saving the taxpayer more than 1.9 billion.

September 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) issued the following statement on his vote against raising the debt ceiling and funding the government through a continuing resolution. The bill passed the House by a vote of 316 to 90:

September 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Consistent with his earlier comments on immigration policy, Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) stated today that it is the constitutional responsibility of Congress to address the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) issue.

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November 2, 2017 In The News

The question is often asked if Congress will agree on tax reform by the end of the year. Congressman Steve Russell says it’s possible if Democrats and Republicans achieve a common ground.

Russell said he refuses to be baited into either side of the argument — either taxes to benefit the rich or Congress not caring about the poor.

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October 27, 2017 In The News

On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Dr. Everett Piper, guest hosts for Tony. Member of the House Committee on Government Oversight, Rep. Steve Russell (R-Okla.), joins Dr. Piper to weigh in on the House passage of the Senate budget proposal yesterday. President of College of the Ozarks, Dr.

October 27, 2017 In The News

Following the deaths of four U.S. soldiers in Niger earlier this month, key Capitol Hill lawmakers said they didn't even know the Pentagon had troops there. So, what's going on? Larry looks for answers with Rep. Steve Russell (R-OK).

 
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October 5, 2017 In The News

Oklahoma congressman shares his thoughts on the gun control debate on 'Fox & Friends.'

October 5, 2017 In The News

A GOP lawmaker who founded a rifle manufacturing company in 2010 demonstrates how a so-called “bump stock” device works in an interview with The Hill TV.Using one finger as a trigger and another to pull the “trigger,” Oklahoma Rep. Steve Russell (R), a combat veteran and retired Army lieutenant colonel, walked through how a bump stock, or a “novelty” product for some gun owners, operates.

October 4, 2017 In The News

Oklahoma Congressman Steve Russell (R) weighs in on the gun control debate and whether Australia’s confiscation of guns can be implemented in the U.S.

October 4, 2017 In The News

Congressman Steve Russell (R-OK) joined Brian Kilmeade to discuss the renewed calls for gun control in the aftermath of the Las Vegas mass shooting.

October 4, 2017 In The News

Oklahoma congressman on 'Fox News Tonight' calls for 'comprehensive solution' for protecting the public.

October 3, 2017 In The News

House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday said Republicans have not scheduled a plan to vote on a bill known as the Sportsmen Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act, or SHARE Act, which would make purchasing gun silencers easier.

Rep. Steve Russell, R-Okla., who founded firearms maker Two Rivers Arms, believes the massacre in Las Vegas shouldn’t be a part of the debate to pass the bill.

September 13, 2017 In The News

Congressman Steve Russell joined FOX 25 to answer YOUR questions as we Connect to Congress.

Oklahoma's House District 5 Representative said that everyone is a prisoner of their own experience when asked about bridging the policy divide in Washington D.C.

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