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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Jenny Beth’s Journal: Judge Neil Gorsuch’s ‘elevation to Justice Gorsuch’ will be a ‘home run’

Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin in a recent column for The Washington Times writes President Donald J. Trump’s decision to nominate conservative Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court is perhaps one of the crowning glories of going to bat for our now-president. Read Jenny Beth’s commentary: Judge Gorsuch’s elevation to Justice Gorsuch will be a home run. A grand slam, in fact. And that means … it was worth it. All the long days, weeks, months, and years spent identifying, recruiting, organizing, and mobilizing millions of grassroots activists across the nation, in the service of filling the [Supreme] Court vacancy ...

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 ...

Tell these senators to send some love to Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch

Members of the Senate, former clerks, friends and colleagues of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch are rallying around the judge as he gears up for his confirmation hearings. But some aren’t sending the nominee their love like they should be, including Democrat Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin; Democrat Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey; Democrat Florida Sen. Bill Nelson; Democrat Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly; North Dakota Democrat Sen. Heidi Heitkamp; Montana Democrat Sen. Jon Tester; and Democrat Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill. “Judge Gorsuch has a distinguished record that demonstrates he will be fair to all Americans, no matter their background or ...

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.

Trump: ‘Lowering the overall tax burden on American businesses’ is ‘coming along very well’

President Donald J. Trump this week said there is a tax-reform plan in the works that aims to alleviate some of the weight pressing on American businessmen and women. The Washington Examiner has the details: "Lowering the overall tax burden on American businesses big-league, that's coming along very well. We're way ahead of schedule, I believe," Trump said in a meeting with airline industry executives Thursday morning at the White House. "And we're going to be announcing something, I would say, over the next two or three weeks that will be phenomenal, in terms of tax," the president said… Congressional Republicans have declined to set a ...

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 ...