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Jenny Beth Martin: Justice Department Makes “Mockery” of Lois Lerner Investigation

Atlanta, GA - Tea Party Patriots CEO and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement reacting to the news that President Obama's Justice Department will not seek criminal charges against former IRS employee Lois Lerner: “By failing to indict Lois Lerner, the Obama Justice Department – or, should we say, the Obama Injustice Department – is making a mockery of this ‘investigation,’ when countless American citizens, by Ms. Lerner’s own admission, were persecuted by the Internal Revenue Service. This is a woman, after all, who looked into the camera at a national television audience and directly at a congressional commit...

WATCH: Choose Wisely – The Next Speaker of the House

The establishment in Washington, the political talking heads, and even John Boehner are doing all they can to coronate Congressman Paul Ryan as the next Speaker. This should be the first sign of hesitation for any conservative. After Boehner was rejected by his conference, he tried to hand-pick Kevin McCarthy who was rejected in similar fashion. Congressman Ryan’s record is very aligned to the current leadership which suggests that he wouldn’t be much different than just a continuation of the Boehner House structure. The only candidate or potential candidate for Speaker who has laid out a principled plan and has actually impleme...

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Congressional Office Visits: Speaker of the House on October 15th

Tea Party Patriots’ Jenny Beth Martin Reacts to McCarthy Dropping Out of House Speaker’s Race

Tea Party Patriots CEO and Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today on the news that Kevin McCarthy has dropped out of the House Speaker’s race: “The resignation of John Boehner and the withdrawal of his hand-picked successor Kevin McCarthy marks an historic event – recognition on the part of GOP congressional leaders that they are out of touch with the base of the party, and acknowledgement that their era of ‘leadership’ is over. “Mr. McCarthy’s decision to acknowledge the reality that he is not the best GOP candidate for Speaker is a victory for the tens of thousands of grassroots conservatives who have ...

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Call to Action: Characteristics of the Next Speaker of the House

Members of the Republican Conference in the House are expected to meet at 5pm EDT on Tuesday, September 29th to discuss the next steps in the quest for a new Speaker. Find your Member of Congress and call them to tell them what you expect to see in a new Speaker. Then call the following list and tell them what you expect to see from a new Speaker and leadership in general. Some characteristics of a new speaker are listed below. Who to Call: Find your Representative Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (announced bid for Speakership) 202-225-2915 Daniel Webster (announced bid Speakership) 202-225-2176 Majority Whip Steve Scalise (said to be ...

Did Boehner Kill the Speakership? 20 Political Experts Mull the Future of the Top Job in the House (Jenny Beth Martin’s opinion in Politico Magazine)

John Boehner's departure as Speaker of the House is welcome news to the grassroots groups who have worked tirelessly over the past few years to elect conservatives to Congress. Read more: http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2015/09/boehner-resigns-expert-roundup-weigh-in-speaker-213192#ixzz3n39BzJO6  

Obama’s Justice Department refuses to take up criminal probe against top Hillary aide

Obama’s Justice Department is looking the other way as Huma Abedin, top aide to Hillary Clinton and wife of disgraced former New York congressman Anthony Weiner, is laughing all the way to the bank over work she allegedly over-billed for while assisting Clinton at the State Department. Reports Politico: The State Department inspector general opened a “criminal investigation” of Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin in 2013 over allegations of “theft” — referring to overpayments she received and overtime she allegedly wrongfully billed. But the Justice Department declined to take up the issue, POLITICO has learned. State’s watchdog in ...