Stephen started his career by working as a press secretary for Congressman John Shadegg and Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, who were the members of the Republican Party. In 2009, he began working for Alabama Senator and future Attorney General Jeff Sessions as well as became the communication director.
In the 113th Congress, Stephen was a major player behind the quashing of the proposed immigration reform bill. As communications director, Stephen was responsible for drafting speeches that Jeff Sessions gave about the bill. Stephen, together with Sessions, was involved in developing what Stephen describes as "nation-state populism," that strongly influenced President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign. During 2014 House campaign, he also worked on Dave Brat's, which successfully unseated Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor.
In January 2016, Stephen began serving as a senior policy adviser for Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. He frequently spoke on behalf of the Trump campaign, serving as a "warm-up act" for Trump. He also wrote a speech, which was delivered by Trump at the 2016 Republican National Convention. In the same year, he became the head of Trump's economic policy team.
Stephen was also seen sharing an "ideological kinship" with former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon. However, his ideological agreement with Bannon forced him distanced himself from Bannon as the latter fell out of favor with others in the White House.
As a President's chief speechwriter, Stephen has also written Trump's inaugural address. Since the early days of Trump's presidency, Stephen has been a key advisor and was a chief architect of Trump's executive order restricting immigration from seven countries. He also featured to question the power of the judiciary to limit the executive's role in setting immigration policy on February 12, 2017.
Stephen is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Currently, he is single and has no any girlfriend and wife yet. He wants to keep his personal information far from the media and friends. He is yet to get married and doesn't have any child.
Stephen is one of the well-known personality and senior advisor, who earns a huge amount of money from his professional career. He receives $125,000 amount of salary as a senior adviser of President Donald Trump and former communications director for Jeff Sessions. He has assets of around $63,000 to $245,000. The exact figure of his net worth is under review.