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Congressman Steve Russell

Representing the 5th District of Oklahoma


In The News

December 8, 2015 In The News

FBI stats show violent crimes down last two years

OKLAHOMA CITY – The terrorist shootings in San Bernardino, Calif., prompted U.S. Rep. Steve Russell to deliver a strong pro-gun message 48 hours before President Barack Obama demanded tougher gun control laws.

December 6, 2015 In The News

OKLAHOMA — Republican Congressman Steve Russell takes a break from meet and greets to join the Flashpoint panel.

Russell talks about keeping our rights during mass shootings likes San Bernardino. He also mentions that politicians are just as concerned about gun laws as the everyday citizen, so they discuss background checks and other variables in purchasing firearms.

November 24, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Steve Russell offers no apology to those in his party who are disappointed in his take on the Syrian refugee crisis. Unlike so many Republicans, Russell doesn't want the United States to begin turning these refugees away as a result of the recent
terror attacks in Paris.

October 27, 2015 In The News

Trump says the world would be be better off with Saddam hussein in power.  GOP Congressman and retired Lt. Colonel Steve Russell says the "one silver lining" from the Iraq war is Hussein no longer rules Iraq.

October 26, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Steve Russell came to Washington this year after 21 years in the Army, one term in the Oklahoma state Senate, creating a small business and years on the lecture circuit talking about U.S. history and his book about the capture of Saddam Hussein.

October 2, 2015 In The News

Rep. STEVE RUSSELL (OK-5), Member House Committee on Government Oversight and Reform, and former Army Ranger:

  • Upcoming election for Republican House Leadership
  • Russia’s growing involvement in Iraq
  • Concerns surrounding Iran’s presence in Syria and Iraq