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Jenny Beth’s Journal: President Trump could ‘go down as one of the greats’ if he rallies Congress around entitlement reform

President Donald J. Trump recognized on the campaign trail that spending beyond our means is a problem and he appears to be coming around to the idea that we will never rein in our national debt unless we address non-discretionary spending like social security and Medicare. The Washington Times has the commentary: Despite campaign rhetoric indicating his opposition to such efforts, recent signs indicate a growing recognition on his part that such spending reforms would be not only good, but also necessary. If he can find a way to use his legendary deal-making skills to bring polarized political elites together to fashion a long-term reform of our ...

President Trump says Americans will be ‘impressed by’ forthcoming healthcare-reform plan

President Donald J. Trump during a budget meeting at the White House earlier this week said his staff is preparing to release its healthcare-reform plan in the coming weeks and that Americans won’t be disappointed with what his team has in the works. The Washington Examiner has the details: Trump told reporters before the closed-door budget discussions that the White House would release its highly-anticipated healthcare reform plan by "maybe mid to early March." "We'll be submitting something that I think people will be very impressed by," Trump said. The president promised to cut spending across the federal government, referring to ...

New VA secretary says he will ‘deal with’ troublesome employees

Former Veterans Affairs Undersecretary Dr. David J. Shulkin last week was the first of President Donald J. Trump’s cabinet nominees to receive unanimous confirmation – he will head Veterans Affairs and says he will “deal with” those in the department who underperform, a point on which he apparently clashed with former VA Secretary Bob McDonald. The Military Times has the story: “When you have one or two or three people who really aren’t doing their job, they bring everybody down,” he said during an appearance with Fox News host Pete Hegseth, taped Sunday. “And so the very best thing I know from my private sector experience is ...

Call or Fax your elected officials

Today is Melt the Wires Wednesday, and we need to all make a few calls to our elected officials. You may also want to check out these fax services to fax your Senators and Representative; left wing activists are certainly making use of faxes and sending tens of thousands of them to Republican members of Congress. FaxZero eFax HelloFax FaxCongress These left wing activists have been calling their elected officials since almost the day after the election, trying to stop President Trump’s agenda before he even got started. They’ve tried to derail all of President Trump’s cabinet nominees, hoping to make “the phones ring off the ...

Show up on social media & support President Trump!

Important Notes Special Facebook Live event today at 4pm EST to discuss the repeal of ObamaCare with Michael Cannon, Dean Clancy, Bill Pascoe, and Jenny Beth Martin. Be sure to like and follow us on Facebook so you’ll get the notification when the broadcast begins. More information on how to join us is listed below. Sign up to host a house party on February 27th! Add your event to our events map (rally, sign waving, local group meeting)! Let us know of a Congressman or Senator’s town hall or mobile office hours! You know what I’ll never forget? I will never forget that first phone call in 2009, with a few dozen ...

Write to your Elected Officials!

Important Notes Sign up to host a house party on February 27th! Add your event to our events map (rally, sign waving, local group meeting)! Let us know of a Congressman or Senator’s town hall or mobile office hours! Happy Presidents’ Day! Today’s action items are listed below, as well as the outline for the rest of the week. This holiday was originally founded to honor our first President, George Washington, and to this day we are thankful for the nation he helped to found and lead. Fast forward to 2017 where we now see progressives holding “Not my Presidents’ Day” rallies1 because they still cannot ...

Jenny Beth Martin: Members of Congress need to know that tea partyers ‘are not going away’

Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin this week says conservative grassroots activists nationwide aren’t slowing down but are continuing to demand that the men and women tea partyers helped elect follow through on their campaign promises, including a repeal of Obamacare; less government spending; better enforcement of our immigration laws; and more accountability in government agencies. These things and more, tea partyers will demand of their elected on Wednesday, March 15 with a “Day of Action” planned on Capitol Hill. Fox Business has the details: Tea Party Patriots national coordinator Jenny Beth Martin on Wednesday said the ...

Show Up & Send a Letter!

First, thank you. Thank you for the time and energy it took for you to show up this week. We have a long road ahead, but everything great begins with a small step, and that is what we accomplished this week - another step toward our goal of making America great again. Today is Freelance Friday! This means that today we each write and submit a letter to the editor of a local paper, and/or leave a comment on a mainstream media news site, and/or reach out in writing to our friends or family. In short, we write!

Tea Party Patriots Congratulates Scott Pruitt on his Confirmation as EPA Administrator

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots President and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, congratulating Scott Pruitt on his confirmation as the next Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. “Tea Party Patriots and our grassroots activists around the country congratulate Scott Pruitt on his confirmation as our next EPA Administrator. In his previous job as Attorney General of Oklahoma, Mr. Pruitt had a long record of trying to keep the federal government operating within its constitutional bounds. He stood with our supporters in the fight to repeal Obamacare and joined with other states to bring a lawsuit ...

Texas sheriff at expense of constituent safety narrows list of reasons to honor ICE detainer

The Lone Star State’s Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez trimmed the list of criminal offenses Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials give as justification to detain illegal immigrants, instructing her deputies to honor only a handful of the listed offenses and thereby excluding from detention an illegal immigrant accused of sexually abusing a young girl. The Daily Signal has the details: The sheriff’s new policy stipulated that only four exempted crimes—murder, capital murder, aggravated sexual assault, and human trafficking—would be grounds for her department to honor an ICE detainer. Unfortunately for the alleged victim of ...