Congressman Lucas’ Statement on Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Cheyenne, OK – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine:

“Russia’s premeditated invasion of Ukraine is reckless and a flagrant violation of international law, as well as Ukraine’s sovereignty. For decades, Vladimir Putin has violated the rights and freedoms of sovereign bordering neighbors, attempting to rewrite history and upend the balance of power in Europe. Now, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine lays bare for the world to witness the evil of an irresponsible and dangerous dictator- one who alone will be responsible for the death and destruction that this invasion will bring.

“Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine marks a historic shift in how the world should regard and engage with Moscow and the Kremlin. The United States and our Allies across the globe must remain committed to enacting swift, strong, and painful sanctions, ensuring Putin is held accountable and Russia’s ability to make war is short-lived.

“In these dark and unfathomable times, my prayers and the prayers from across the United States are with the people of Ukraine. The United States and freedom loving people from across the world stand with them.”


Recent Posts

Jun 17, 2024
National Security

Lucas Votes for NDAA on 249th Birthday of U.S. Army

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the FY25 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Lucas voted in favor of the legislation.   “Today, on the 249th birthday of the U.S. Army, House Republicans fulfilled our duty to support America’s servicemembers and bolster our national security. Not only […]

Jun 3, 2024

Lucas Statement on Farm Bill

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement after the House Committee on Agriculture completed its markup of the next Farm Bill: “I applaud Chairman Thompson for completing the gargantuan task of passing this Farm Bill out of Committee. As a former Chairman of the House Ag Committee, I know firsthand just how […]

May 16, 2024

Lucas: Basel Endgame Will Penalize Central Clearing

Washington, D.C. –  At today’s House Financial Services Committee hearing, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) questioned FDIC Chair Gruenberg and Federal Reserve Vice-Chair Barr on the consequences of the Basel Endgame proposal. Specifically, Congressman Lucas brought to attention his concern that the Basel requirements will constrain the capacity of banks to offer central clearing. He has previously pressed this […]