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Rep. Ryan Zinke

First Navy SEAL Rep. Ryan Zinke in Book: Troops Bound by ‘Restrictive’ Rules of Engagement

Through his new book, a retired commander and the first Navy SEAL combat veteran to be elected to the U.S. Congress, Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT), shares his experience in leading and training some of America’s greatest warriors, while repeatedly reminding readers that “restrictive rules of engagement” are preventing American troops from fighting to win.

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Navy Seal Rep. Ryan Zinke: Orlando ‘a Tragic Reminder… We Are at War’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Ryan Zinke, a former commander at Navy Seal Team Six and member of the House Armed Services Committee, said the June 12 massacre at an Orlando, FL, LGBT nightclub serves as “a tragic reminder” that the United States is at war with “radical Islamic terrorists.”

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Navy SEAL Vet Lawmaker to Obama: Stop Playing Games with National Security

Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT), while delivering the Republican weekly address, accused President Obama of playing games with national security by threatening to veto the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) unless lawmakers increase funding for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Oklahoma Vet In Congress Battles Paul Ryan’s Obamatrade Misinformation In The Trenches

Rep. Russell found himself on the front lines questioning the twisted logic House Republican leadership—particularly Ryan—have put forward to push Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) to fast-track the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) and Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA), among other highly secretive trade deals.

Steve Russell, member-elect of the United States House of Representatives in Oklahoma's 5th congressional district and founder of Two Rivers Arms