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New Raw Deal: Senate GOP Gets Nothing for Something

This week, the Senate’s top Republican and its top Democrat have been working together to find a way to open the 17% of government that’s shut down, and raise the debt ceiling. The deal reportedly being brokered mocks the definition of compromise. Here are the basics: The proposal would fund the government until Jan. 15 and extend the debt limit until Feb. 7. The plan under consideration would also require larger bicameral budget negotiations to conclude by Dec. 13. Republicans would secure a provision to force Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to certify that individuals receiving Obamacare subsidies meet the required ...

National Debt: $4 Trillion More with Nothing to Show for it

As the House looks to avoid the manufactured threat of default by raising the debt ceiling without spending cuts or other reforms, Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) is standing against the dishonest rhetoric: Coburn started off by pointing out there really is no debt ceiling, since it has never stayed in place. CUOMO: So, no surprise to you. My first question is about your take that the debt ceiling isn't that important, that we can still pay our bills. A lot of people say that that is nonsense. Are you holding to that position? COBURN: Well, who says it's nonsense? The fact is, is we're eventually going to make hard choices, Chris. And the debt ...

Pelosi on Spending Cuts: Nothing Left to Find

On Sunday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) called Tea Party-minded Members of Congress “legislative arsonists.” She also made inflammatory policy statements that only the biggest spending addict could agree with. The first claim focused on the effort to rein in spending through immediate budget cuts. From Politico: "The cupboard is bare," the California Democrat said in an interview aired Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union." "There's no more cuts to make." "We all want to reduce the deficit," she added. "Put everything on the table, review it, but you cannot have any more cuts just for the sake of cuts. Right now you’re taking ...

Democrats and Leftstream media sharing teleprompters again

This week, the House is considering passage of the Full Faith and Credit Act, a bill that would force the Treasury Department to prioritize interest payments on the national debt and Social Security payments over all other payments. According to Ways & Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp’s (R-MI) spokesperson Michelle Dimarob, the rest of the federal budget would then be prioritized according to President Obama’s preferences. Democrats have nicknamed this piece of legislation the “Pay China First” bill. This talking point, with all of its derision, is now being parroted by various media sources, despite the reality that paying China (and ...

Calling for Tea Party Patriots Minute Men

Fellow patriots, we won in Wisconsin, but we are not finished. While we do not know how the Supreme Court is going to rule on the question of Obamacare, we do know we are going to work for its full and complete repeal, and keep working until we succeed. As you know, Obamacare surrenders at least 17% of GDP to government control. It is politely referred to as a public-private partnership, but in fact, when government czars and members of the President’s cabinet are calling all the shots, there will be nothing left of the private health care market. Our health care system was broken before President Obama, but Obamacare is simply increasing the ...

Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 7/10/16

CALENDAR: The House will return on Monday, July 11, with the first vote scheduled for 6:30 PM. The House will stay in session until Friday, with no votes later than 3:30 PM. And then begins the Summer Recess, which will last for seven glorious weeks, until Tuesday, September 6. The Senate will return on Monday, July 11, with the first vote scheduled for 5:30 PM. The Senate will stay in session until Friday, at which point begins the Senate’s Summer Recess, which will also last for seven glorious weeks, until Tuesday, September 6. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess for the Fourth of July break from Friday, June 24 ...

Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 5/15/16

  CALENDAR: The House comes back into session on Monday, May 16, and will be in session through Thursday, with last votes expected no later than 3 PM. The Senate will return to session on Monday, May 16, and will be in session through Friday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back into session on Tuesday, and took up 21 bills under Suspension. But I’m going to skip most of what happened on the House floor last week, because the only thing of great significance that happened was the consideration and passage of a dozen and a half different but related measures, all dealing with various aspects of the nation’s ...

Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 5/01/16

CALENDAR: The House and Senate have both gone into recess. The Senate will return on Monday, May 9, while the House will return on Tuesday, May 10. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned last Monday, and immediately went to work on 19 bills on the Suspension Calendar. On Wednesday, the House took up and passed H.R. 4923, the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act, under Suspension of the Rules. MTB officially stands for “Miscellaneous Tariff Bill,” but House Republicans have unofficially renamed it “Manufacturing Tax Breaks.” The bill streamlines the process to allow manufacturing companies to cut costs on ...

Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 4/17/16

CALENDAR: The House will come back into session on Monday, and stay in session through Thursday. The Senate will come back into session on Monday, and stay in session through Friday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House began its week on Monday, with nine bills on the Suspension Calendar, and three bills brought to the floor under Rules – H.R. 3791, to raise the consolidated assets threshold under the small bank holding company policy statement; H.R. 3340, the Financial Stability Oversight Council Reform Act; and H.R. 2666, No Rate Regulation of Broadband Internet Access. On Wednesday, the House took up five more bills under the ...

Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 2/14/16

CALENDAR: The House and Senate will both be in recess next week. The House will return on Tuesday, February 23, and the Senate will return on Monday, February 22. This week we’re going to go straight to the issue that’s going to have smart heads exploding and tongues wagging for the next several weeks, if not for the duration of the 114th Congress – what to do about an untimely vacancy on the Supreme Court. SUPREME COURT: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died of a heart attack early Saturday morning. He was a giant of the legal profession – the longest serving member of the current Supreme Court, a champion of the legal ...