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Congressman Steve Russell

Representing the 5th District of Oklahoma


Press Releases

November 14, 2017

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

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

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.

November 2, 2017

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.

October 27, 2017

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

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).

October 12, 2017

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

October 5, 2017

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

October 5, 2017

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

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.