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Exclusive: Sen. Jeff Sessions to Rebut Jeb Bush’s Amnesty Support During Suprise CPAC Meet-and-Greet (Breitbart – Matthew Boyle)

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland — Senate Judiciary Committee subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest chairman Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) will address Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) attendees on Friday afternoon at a Breitbart News-hosted event. The event, at which Sessions will speak and also meet with CPAC attendees, is sponsored by Breitbart News and several grassroots organizations. Co-sponsors include Tea Party Patriots... Continue here.

Mitchel McConnell Caves: The Senate GOP calls retreat on amnesty (American Spectator – Jeffrey Lord)

You can almost see Ronald Reagan rolling his eyes and saying, “There they go again.” Republicans in the Senate are ready to cave... Continue here.

White House Hopefuls Come to Town (The Press Enterprise – Jeff Horseman)

Will America’s next president be in Riverside this weekend? Not according to the latest polls... Continue here.

U.S. attorney general declines to prosecute EPA employee in center of pollution scandal

The Environmental Protection Agency employee in the thick of the scandal that polluted three U.S. rivers due to a Colorado mine wastewater spill will not face prosecution, the U.S. Attorney General’s office says. The Washington Examiner has the details: The EPA's Office of Inspector General said Wednesday that it found evidence the unnamed employee may have violated the Clean Water Act and given false statements. But spokesman Jeff Ladga said the Justice Department will not pursue the case. Instead, the case will be sent to the agency's leaders. "The EPA is required to report to the Office of Inspector General any administrative action taken ...

Veteran never received VA cardiology appointment that could have ‘forestalled’ his death

A new investigation into whistleblower allegations leveled against the Department of Veterans Affairs reveals another veteran has died in part due to VA negligence, as the patient in question never received a cardiology exam that could have saved his life. The Washington Examiner has the details: The Office of Health Care Inspections "found that this patient never received an appointment for a cardiology exam that could have prompted further definitive testing and interventions that could have forestalled his death," according to a new report from the VA inspector general. That audit produced a better record than investigators expected, having ...

Inspector general accuses Denver-based VA of ‘gross mismanagement’

Federal investigators Wednesday accused those at a Denver, Colo.-based Veterans Affairs office of improperly overseeing construction of a VA hospital that ran over budget by millions of dollars. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has the details: The inspector general accused the VA of “gross mismanagement” for assigning far too few engineers and project managers. [Sloan Gibson, deputy secretary of Veterans Affairs] said the department has taken responsibility for the problems and has made changes. Two weeks ago, [Fla. Republican Jeff] Miller’s committee subpoenaed documents on a separate internal VA investigation into the cost overruns. The ...

Senators push bill to exempt those in counties with one or fewer exchange options

This gun-toting American woman has medaled at the last six consecutive Olympic games – so why haven’t we heard about her?

California native and women’s skeet-shooting bronze medalist Kim Rhode’s road to Rio was one marked by obstacles: a challenging pregnancy, surgery, the death of numerous friends. "What the Olympics represent is that journey,” Rhode told NBC. “Overcoming those bumps, the obstacles, the good, the bad.” To top it off, Rhode’s historic Olympic career – the longevity of which is rivaled by few other Olympians – hasn’t gotten the accolades it deserves. “Were she involved in any other Olympic sports, she would be seen as a wonderful spokesperson. She is a mother and a wife. She plays ‘Pokemon Go’ and Clash of Clans. She ...

Tea Party Patriots in Arizona rally opposition to President Obama’s liberal Supreme Court nominee

Members of Tea Party Patriots Field Team made a trip to the Grand Canyon State last week, where they recruited local tea partyers to urge Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) to preserve former Justice Antonin Scalia’s legacy on the Supreme Court and continue rejecting President Obama’s liberal, anti-Second-Amendment Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland. “Because this nomination has the potential to so dramatically shift the balance of the court, I continue to believe that the Senate is fully justified in waiting until the presidential election before proceeding to fill the seat,” Sen. Flake said in a statement declining support for the nominee ...

Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 5/22/16

CALENDAR: The House comes back into session on Monday, May 23, and will be in session through Thursday, with last votes expected no later than 3 PM. Then the House will take the following week off for the Memorial Day District Work Period, and return on Tuesday, June 7. The Senate will return to session on Monday, May 23, with the first vote at 5:30 on the Adam Walsh Reauthorization Act of 2016, and will be in session through Friday, at which point the Senate will join the House for a one-week District Work Period, and return on Monday, June 6. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work on Monday, and took up 10 bills ...