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Memo from Jenny Beth Martin Addressing Tea Party Patriots’ Involvement Fighting Amnesty

In light of a recent article that appeared on Breitbart News entitled “Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder Encourages Conservatives to Give Rubio Chance to Implement Immigration Agenda,” it is necessary to correct the record about our organization’s deep commitment over the past few years to preventing amnesty and defending the rule of law. The background story behind that Breitbart piece is that I wrote a short op-ed for USA Today in which I defended politicians who change their minds. USA Today requested the article and specifically asked for a defense of the concept of “flip-flopping” by politicians. The paper asked me to reflect on both ...

Congress’ ObamaCare Exemption May Cause Political Trouble At Home (Jenny Beth Martin Op-Ed in Investor’s Business Daily)

Did the Internal Revenue Service just blow Congress' cover? Because what the IRS just did is going to ensure that an awful lot of small-business owners (every member's favorite politically approved special interest) find out something Congress wants very much to keep hidden — its special exemption from ObamaCare. Beginning on July 1, the IRS started imposing a penalty on small-business ... Read More At Investor's Business Daily: http://news.investors.com/ibd-editorials-perspective/070915-761020-irs-rules-force-small-businesses-to-pay-penalties-but-not-congress.htm#ixzz3inUe85G9

Jenny Beth Martin Voices Her Opposition to the Iran Nuclear “Deal”

Last week I joined Senator Ted Cruz, Congressman Louie Gohmert, and others at a press event in Senator Cruz’s office to voice our concerns over President Obama's nuclear deal with Iran. My original reservations about this deal were based on the fact that the President was rushing the deal to the United Nations before Congress even had a chance to review the agreement. In my mind, the only thing that is keeping this from being a treaty is the fact that the Administration refuses to call it a treaty. If it walks like a treaty and talks like a treaty, then it should be handled as a treaty and be subject to authorization by no less than two thirds of ...

Jenny Beth Martin Responds to Senator McConnell’s vow to avoid Government Shutdowns.

It is no surprise that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would take it upon himself to unilaterally vow that there would be no future government shut downs.  He's forgotten about his vow to uphold the Constitution. When he starts negotiating the power of Congress - the power of the purse - it makes it much easier for President Obama to win. Republicans were elected to the majority in the Senate to be a roadblock to the Obama agenda. Everyday Americans across this country increasingly wonder what the difference is between Mitch McConnell controlling the Senate and Harry Reid controlling the Senate. That's a problem. It is absurd to see ...

Jenny Beth Martin Testifies Before the Senate on the IRS Targeting Scandal

On July 29th both Tea Party Patriots CEO and Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin, and Tea Party Patriots legal counsel Cleta Mitchell appeared before the Senate Subcommittee on oversight, agency action, federal rights and federal courts to give testimony on the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups. Below is the video, and text of the testimony. You can see our complete timeline of Tea Party Patriots issues with IRS targeting here: http://www.teapartypatriots.org/irs-timeline/   Mr. Chairman, Senator Coons, members of the Committee, thank you for inviting me to testify. As I’ve considered over the last few ...

TONIGHT’S LEE AMENDMENT: SENATE’S FIRST REAL OBAMACARE REPEAL VOTE (Jenny Beth Martin Op-Ed on Breitbart.com)

It’s for real. Tonight, Sen. Mike Lee of Utah plans to offer an amendment to H.R. 22, the “Hire More Heroes Act” – that’s the House-passed vehicle the Senate is using as a placeholder for a six-year highway funding bill. The Lee amendment would, if enacted, repeal ObamaCare. But because the amendment has nothing to do with highway spending, the presiding officer of the Senate likely will rule it out of order. Read more here: http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/07/27/tonights-lee-amendment-senates-first-real-obamacare-repeal-vote/

Rose Unplugged – Jenny Beth Martin


Jenny Beth Martin speaks at the Capitol Building.

This week has been a very busy one for Tea Party Patriots. Earlier this week Tea Party Patriots joined Senator Ted Cruz, Senator Mike Lee, Congressman Jim Jordan, Bill Flores, Senate Conservatives Fund, Heritage Action, and Club for Growth outside the Capitol building urging Congressional leadership to resist the temptation of reviving the Export-Import bank.  I appreciate these Members of Congress taking the lead in this fight. The lapse of the bank's charter earlier this year was a victory for our movement. It is critical we remain vigilant on this issue because leadership in Congress is working to reauthorize the bank. Out of $2.2 ...

AN OVERDUE FAREWELL TO THE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK (Jenny Beth Martin Op-Ed on Breitbart.com)

Ronald Reagan famously said a “government bureau is the nearest thing to eternal life we’ll ever see on this earth.” If President Reagan were alive today, he would no doubt have much to say about the seeming immortality of the Export-Import Bank. Read more here: http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/07/15/an-overdue-farewell-to-the-export-import-bank/

Jenny Beth Martin at the Western Conservative Summit

This past weekend I was in Denver, CO for the Western Conservative Summit. I wanted to take a quick moment to update Tea Party Patriots supporters about the event, and about our upcoming Yellow Card Project. You can also read the text from the speech that I gave during the Summit Grand Opening here.