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Congressman Steve Russell

Representing the 5th District of Oklahoma


Press Releases

September 26, 2017

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

September 14, 2017

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

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 13, 2017

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.

September 13, 2017

On the morning of September 11th, 2001, Ben Sliney began his first day on the job as the new operations manager at the Federal Aviation Administration’s command center in Herndon, Virginia. Within hours, Mr. Sliney made an extraordinary and gutsy call to ground 4,200 aircraft in flight across the United States — effectively shutting down U.S. airspace. The 9/11 Commission Report cites Mr.

September 8, 2017

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

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.

September 1, 2017

Oklahoma City, OK – Yesterday, Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) addressed students at three local schools.

August 22, 2017

Today, Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) issued the following statement on President Trump’s Afghanistan strategy:


August 8, 2017

Congressman Steve Russell stopped by the FOX 25 studios Tuesday to discuss North Korea, Trump's recent changes to military policy and his latest Waste Watch report.