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Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 2/19/17

CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR: The House and Senate are both out of session for the Presidents Day Recess, and they won’t be back until Monday, February 27. That means they’ll be in their districts and states next week, at local events and townhall meetings. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: On Monday evening, the House came back into session and passed both H.R. 244, the HIRE Vets Act, and H.R. 974, the BRAVE Act, under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House took up and passed H.R. 428, the Red River Gradient Boundary Act. The bill would commission a survey of the gradient boundary along the Red River in TX and OK. On Wednesday, ...

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 ...

Tea Party Patriots Congratulates Mick Mulvaney on his Confirmation as OMB Director

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots President and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, congratulating Rep. Mick Mulvaney on his confirmation as Director of the Office of Management and Budget. “Tea Party Patriots and our network of supporters across the country congratulate Rep. Mick Mulvaney on his confirmation as the next Director of the Office of Management and Budget. The OMB Director has huge influence not only on the size and scope of the budget, but also on the regulations our federal agencies produce. Mick is well-known around Washington as a fiscal hawk. As a Congressman, he voted against raising the debt ...

Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 2/12/17

CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR The House will come back into session on Monday, with no votes scheduled before 6:30 PM. The house will stay in session through Friday, with no votes scheduled later than 3 PM. The Senate will return on Monday, with the first vote set for approximately 7 PM. The Senate will be in session until Friday. At that point, both House and Senate will start the Presidents’ Day Recess, and they won’t be back until Monday, February 27. That means they’ll be in their districts and states next week, at local events and townhall meetings. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House had a short week last week so the Democrats ...

Show up to support Neil Gorsuch this week!

Thank you to all of you who have said you will show up for America over the course of the next few weeks! You will find this week’s detailed schedule of activities below. We’ve had such an amazing response in just 24 hours, but we need to make sure that we take every opportunity we can to fight for freedom and justice. It is imperative that we do not underestimate the left’s hatred and anger toward President Trump and anyone who supports his agenda.

Tea Party Patriots Congratulates Rep. Price on his Confirmation as HHS Secretary

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots President and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today reacting to Rep. Tom Price’s (R-GA) confirmation as Secretary of Health and Human Services. “On behalf of our network of grassroots activists, Tea Party Patriots congratulates Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) on his confirmation as Secretary of Health and Human Services. Tea Party Patriots knows Dr. Price well, as we stood with him for healthcare freedom from the early days of our movement, and the American people will come to know him as we do – a true patriot who is uniquely qualified to lead the Department of Health and Human Services ...

Tea Party Patriots Congratulates Sen. Sessions on his Confirmation as U.S. Attorney General

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots President and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement congratulating Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) on his confirmation as U.S. Attorney General. “Tea Party Patriots and our network of grassroots activists congratulate our friend Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) on his confirmation as U.S. Attorney General. Our organization has worked with Senator Sessions over the years on a variety of issues, from enforcing our nation's immigration laws to repealing Obamacare, and we know he is a man of integrity who will work tirelessly to uphold the Constitution and the rule of law. We thank President Trump for ...

Rep. Labrador: ‘I went to Washington for public service, not a career’

Rep. Raul Labrador (R-Idaho) introduced a constitutional amendment that would cap the number of terms a representative is allowed to serve in the U.S. House at six – for a maximum of 12 years of congressional service – and a maximum of two six-year terms for senators. The Daily Signal has Rep. Labrador’s commentary: We must seize the moment and put a term limits amendment before the states for ratification… Despite 2010’s call for restoration of constitutional principles and restraint of a wasteful government, Americans got more of the same. The Washington establishment hunkered down, put off tough votes, and increased the federal ...

Vice President Pence: DeVos confirmation ‘a vote for every child having a chance at world-class education’

Betsy DeVos in an unprecedented vote was confirmed 51-50 today to serve as education secretary, with Vice President Mike Pence casting the tie-breaking vote – the first for a cabinet nominee – per his constitutional authority. “Today’s vote to confirm Education Secretary @BetsyDeVos was a vote for every child having a chance at a world-class education,” Vice President Pence tweeted this afternoon. Education Secretary-designate DeVos has long been a proponent of school choice, championing it in her home state of Michigan where four times she has been elected chairman of the Michigan Republican Party and serves as the chairman of The ...

Martin: Democratic Senators Should Think Twice Before Obstructing Judge Gorsuch

Washington, DC – Tea Party Patriots President and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today regarding Senate Democratic leadership’s refusal to meet with Judge Neil Gorsuch this week and Senate Democrats’ “misleading” claim that Judge Gorsuch requires 60 votes for confirmation. The Washington Post reported yesterday “The White House asked that Gorsuch meet with Schumer, but aides said he declined in order to learn more first about the nominee’s record” and today the Washington Examiner reports “Administration officials confirmed that Schumer and his leadership team won't even grant Gorsuch a courtesy ...