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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 ...

Wife of wounded warrior meets with President Trump, proposes ‘real solutions’ for VA

Tiffany Smiley, wife of an injured Iraq-war veteran, Tuesday met with President Donald J. Trump to share her and her husband’s experience navigating Veterans Affairs and to give her own suggestions on ways to improve the floundering department. “Today I had the absolute honor of sharing our story with President Donald J. Trump. I was able to explain the difficult journey we had with the VA and propose practical and real solutions to bring change to the broken VA system,” Ms. Smiley says in a recent Facebook post. West Point graduate and Army Ranger Lt. Scotty Smiley – “the Army’s first blind active-duty officer, according to Milita...

Here’s the impact you make when you sign a Tea Party Patriots petition

Tea Party Patriots since 2014 has collected more than 1 million signatures on dozens of petitions in support of initiatives ranging from protecting the Second Amendment to supporting Obamacare critic Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) to head the Health and Human Services Department. "When an individual signs a Tea Party Patriots petition, they are able to send a message to their senators and representatives with just a few clicks. In addition, we often print each signature and hand deliver physical copies to congressional offices – both in Washington, D.C. and local offices," says Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin. Petitions that advance ...

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 ...

Tea Party Patriots Congratulates Betsy DeVos on her Confirmation as Secretary of Education

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots President and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to Betsy DeVos’ confirmation as Secretary of Education. “Tea Party Patriots and our network of grassroots activists across the country congratulate Betsy DeVos on being confirmed as Secretary of Education. Secretary DeVos has the opportunity to be a transformative Secretary of Education because she believes in a free-market approach to education and fully supports school choice options. By nominating Betsy DeVos, President Trump put teachers’ unions on notice that his administration will prioritize the education of ...

Senate Finance Committee Chairman: ‘All of the Obamacare taxes need to go’

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) is putting his foot down: The taxes that come with Obamacare are on the chopping block and must be included in the repeal of the law – something that is not negotiable. The Hill has the details: “We need to definitively answer the question about what to do with the ObamaCare taxes,” Hatch said in a speech at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday. “Some have argued that we should keep all or some of them in place and use them to pay for our eventual replacement package.” But Hatch rejected that idea. “My view is this: After spending seven years talking about the harm being ...

Jenny Beth’s Journal: Thank you, President Trump, for nominating Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

President Donald J. Trump has nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to fill the late Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat on the U.S. Supreme Court – we at Tea Party Patriots are relieved someone with Judge Gorsuch’s qualifications will take up the legacy of the late legal giant Justice Scalia in defending the Constitution as it was originally written. “Tea Party Patriots and our network of supporters and grassroots activists across the country thank President Donald Trump for nominating Neil Gorsuch to be our next Supreme Court justice. President Trump promised to nominate someone who is both exceptionally ...

Wisconsin Insurance Commissioner: Health-insurance market better off before Obamacare

Wisconsin Deputy Insurance Commissioner Thursday told members of Congress that the Badger State insurance market suffered after the rollout of Obamacare and that state fared better before Obamacare went into effect. The Washington Free Beacon has the details: "While the Wisconsin market has been healthier than most, the ACA has caused significant harm," Wieske said, adding that Obamacare's regulations have impacted negatively rates and choices for consumers. "The ACA has changed the Wisconsin health insurance market. Consumers have fewer choices. Rates have increased significantly." Wieske also noted that "a number of our insurers have seen a ...