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Congressman Steve Russell

Representing the 5th District of Oklahoma

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May 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) issued the following statement on the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel:

May 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, two of the seven cost cutting bills introduced by Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) this Congress, the Federal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017 and the

May 10, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) issued the following statement on the firing of FBI Director James Comey:

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) voted for the American Health Care Act (AHCA). The bill passed the House by a margin of 217 to 213.

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April 19, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) released the following statement on the 22nd anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing:

April 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Last night, Congressmen Steve Russell (R-OK) and Seth Moulton (D-MA) issued a joint statement in response to President Donald Trump's military airstrike against Syria.

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April 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Last week, Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) introduced H.R. 1767, a bill to discontinue the administrative cost allowances associated with Pell Grants. The Pell Grant was created by the Higher Education Act of 1965 in order to help students in need of financial aid attend institutions of higher education (IHEs).

March 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Tuesday, Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) introduced H.R. 1768, the End NHA Earmarking Act, which would prevent approximately $20 million annually in government waste.  H.R. 1768 will block any new federal funds from being appropriated for the National Heritage Areas Program (NHAP).

March 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Last week, Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) introduced a bill to terminate the Essential Air Service (EAS) program in order to save $150 million annually. Initially intended to be a 10-year transitional program in 1978, EAS now provides millions of dollars in federal subsidies to airlines that fly to remote communities.

March 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Steve Russell (OK-5) issued the following statement on fallen Tecumseh Police Officer Justin Terney:

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In The News

January 8, 2016 In The News

Steve Russell takes on executive orders and talks about reconciliation.

January 8, 2016 In The News

While President Obama and other gun control activists repeatedly take aim at the so-called gun show loophole as a dangerous gap in the effort to prevent criminals from obtaining deadly weapons, a decorated war veteran now serving in Congress says that narrative is almost entirely baseless.

January 7, 2016 In The News

The Obama administration tells Al-Monitor that it "strongly opposes" an Iran sanctions bill that is scheduled for an initial vote this week, setting the scene for the first of what promises to be a long list of showdowns over Iran policy in 2016.

January 6, 2016 In The News

Jan. 06, 2016 - 4:46 - Rep. Steve Russell, (R-Okla.), on President Obama’s gun control executive action.

January 5, 2016 In The News

Are air strikes & advisers enough to stop the Islamic State, or will it take another massive deployment of U.S. boots on the ground? Larry takes a look with Rep. Steve Russell (R-OK) from the House Armed Services Committee.

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.

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