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Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 7/17/17

Click here to listen to this weeks report on sound cloud! CALENDAR: The House will return on Monday, with the first votes scheduled for 6:30 PM. The House will stay in session through Thursday, with the last vote scheduled to be no later than 3 PM. The Senate will return on Monday, with the first vote set for 5:30. The Senate is also scheduled to stay in session through Friday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back into session on Tuesday, and voted to pass two bills on the Suspension Calendar. On Wednesday, they passed two more bills – one of them under Suspension of the Rules. On Thursday, the House took up H.R. ...

North Carolina’s Republican Senators Refuse to Meet with Tea Party Patriots Activists

The first Republican president, Abraham Lincoln, immortalized the concept of a government “of the people, by the people, for the people” in the Gettysburg Address. In North Carolina, Republican Senators Thom Tillis and Richard Burr might want to brush off one of the greatest speeches ever delivered by an American president to remind themselves of their responsibilities to the people who elected them. Last week, as part of an effort to demonstrate support for repealing Obamacare, Tea Party Patriots activists delivered a letter with signatures supporting repeal to their home state senators and reminding them of their promises. In North ...

Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 7/10/17


Tea Party Patriots Signals Support for Cruz-Lee Amendment to Senate Health Care Bill

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots President and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today regarding the amendment to the Senate health care bill offered by Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-UT). “Tea Party Patriots and our nationwide network of grassroots supporters have been encouraging Senate Republicans to keep their promises and pass a bill that fully repeals Obamacare and ensures the American people have more choices for health care at much lower costs. While we have serious concerns with the initial draft of the Senate health care bill, we believe the amendment proposed by Senators Ted Cruz and Mike Lee ...

Tea Party Patriots Urge Senate to “Keep Its Foot on the Gas” to Repeal Obamacare

  Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, urging the Senate to keep moving forward on the Obamacare repeal bill. “The Senate needs to keep its foot on the gas and build on the momentum for an Obamacare repeal bill that conservatives can enthusiastically support.  That’s what Senate Republicans promised and voted for in past years, that’s what they were re-elected on in 2016, and that’s what they need to deliver now.  There’s no turning back on this, if Senate Republicans don’t repeal Obamacare their majority will be in jeopardy and the last thing they want is to ...

Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 6/25/17

CALENDAR: The House will return on Monday, with the first votes scheduled for 6:30 PM. The House will stay in session through Friday, with the last vote scheduled to be no later than 3 PM. The Senate will return on Monday, with the first vote set for 5:30. The Senate is also scheduled to stay in session through Friday. LAST TWO WEEKS ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: Two weeks ago, the House returned on Monday, June 12, and took up two bills on the Suspension Calendar. On Tuesday, June 13, they took up H.R. 2581, the Verify First Act, and S. 1094, the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act. Both passed. On ...

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Tea Party Patriots: Partisan Witch Hunt Distracting from People’s Agenda

Atlanta, GA - Tea Party Patriots President and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. “Tea Party Patriots and our network of activists across the country have had the pleasure of working with Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the years on a number of issues and know him to be a man of the highest integrity. He has served his country in uniform, as U.S. Attorney, as Alabama Attorney General, in the United States Senate and now as head of the Department of Justice. Once again, we see no evidence of anything except the ...

Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 6/11/17

CALENDAR: The House will return on Monday, with the first votes scheduled for 6:30 PM. The House will stay in session through Friday, with the last vote scheduled to be no later than 3 PM. The Senate will return on Monday, with the first vote set for 5:30. The Senate is also scheduled to stay in session through Friday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned on Tuesday night last week, and took up and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, they passed two Rules, then took up and passed H.R. 2213, the Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act of 2017, by a vote of 282-137, with 51 Democrats crossing ...

Tea Party Patriots: Time for Washington to Move On and Focus on President Trump’s Agenda

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots President and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. “After weeks of hype and smears by critics of the President, Mr. Comey failed to provide any evidence of ‘collusion’ between the Trump campaign and Russia or that there was any attempt to obstruct his investigation. In fact, Mr. Comey validated President Trump’s statement that he was told on three separate occasions he wasn’t a target of the investigation. After months of illegal leaks and innuendo, even Senator Mark Warner, ...