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Neil Gorsuch Will Protect Our Constitution as Our Next Supreme Court Justice

“Our network of grassroots activists will work very hard to ensure the Senate quickly moves to confirm Judge Gorsuch.” Washington, DC – Tea Party Patriots President and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to President Donald Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch to be our next Supreme Court Justice. Tea Party Patriots plan to hold 1,000 house parties in 100 days to organize grassroots activists in support of Judge Gorsuch’s nomination and will provide a toolkit instructing them how to get involved using tactics like calling Senators’ offices, supporting the nomination on social media and writing ...

Senate Finance Committee Democrats holding up Rep. Price, Mnuchin nominations

Senate Democrats are stalling a committee vote on whether to refer Health and Human Services Secretary Nominee Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) for a full Senate vote, having declined to attend the committee meeting that would have launched him to that point in the confirmation process – and, like those of us at Tea Party Patriots, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) is not amused… The Hill has the details: Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee boycotted votes to advance Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), Trump’s pick to head the Department of Health and Human Services, and Steven Mnuchin, his selection to head the Treasury Department. The ...

Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 1/29/17

CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR: The House will come back into session on Monday, with no votes scheduled before 6:30 PM. The house will stay in session through Friday, with no votes scheduled later than 3 PM. The Senate will return on Monday, with the first vote set for 5:30 PM. The Senate will be in session until Friday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned on Monday and moved to take up 11 bills under Suspension of the Rules. They got through two of them on Monday evening – H.R. 423, the Anti-Spoofing Act, which passed by a vote of 398-5, and H.R. 582, the Kari’s Law Act, which passed by a vote of 408-0. On Tuesday, the ...

ICYMI: Trump supporter in D.C. for inauguration leaves 625-percent tip for ‘Women’s March’ waitress

A D.C.-area waitress and ‘Women’s March’ advocate with a 1,000-watt smile on Monday at restaurant Busboys and Poets received a $450 tip from a Texas dentist in town celebrating the peaceful transfer of power and all the inaugural festivities that went along with President Donald Trump’s inauguration. The Washington Post has the details: “We may come from different cultures and may disagree on certain issues, but if everyone would share their smile and kindness like your beautiful smile, our country will come together as one people,” the note reads. “Not race. Not gender. Just American.” Then he added, “God Bless!” The $450 ...

President Donald Trump signs executive orders that protect our borders

President Donald J. Trump is making quick work of his campaign promises, including on the topic of immigration having reversed a number of former President Barack Obama’s executive orders on the subject. The Washington Times has the story: “From here on out, I’m asking all of you to enforce the laws of the United States of America — they will be enforced, and enforced strongly,” Mr. Trump said Wednesday during a visit to the Homeland Security Department’s headquarters. “We do not need new laws. We will work within the existing system and framework.” He called for adding 5,000 more U.S. Border Patrol agents and 10,000 more U.S. ...

Judge Napolitano: President Trump’s order limiting Obamacare ‘revolutionary’

Former New Jersey Superior Court Judge Andrew Napolitano says President Donald Trump’s executive order immediately ebbing the flow of the negative effects of Obamacare is “revolutionary” and in a single stroke of his pen dismantled the “centerpiece” of President Barack Obama’s administration. Fox News has the full commentary: [President Donald Trump] ordered a truly revolutionary act, the likes of which I have never seen in the 45 years I have studied and monitored the government’s laws and its administration of them. He ordered that when bureaucrats who are administering and enforcing the law have discretion with respect to the ...

Patriots: Rep. Tom Price prescription against disastrous Obamacare

Tea Party Patriots on the heels of Health and Human Services Secretary Rep. Tom Price’s (R-Ga.) confirmation hearings gathered at his home office in Georgia to support the physician and President Donald Trump’s prescription against government overreach in the health-insurance industry. “Congressman Price is a doctor. He’s been fighting Obamacare since its inception. He’s authored a replacement plan. And, when he’s confirmed as secretary of health and human services, he’ll be the Trump administration’s leading voice on how to repeal and replace Obamacare,” Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin says in recent column in The ...

Jenny Beth’s Journal: The key to grassroots success? Stand FOR something

Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin on the heels of crowning grassroots achievements – including helping drive support for new leadership in Washington, D.C. – gives insight into what keeps a movement rooted and able to flourish. The Washington Times has the commentary: Be for the rule of law. At Tea Party Patriots, we have consistently obeyed the law and have never had to tell our supporters not to be violent. They knew that instinctively. We do not break laws, smash others’ property or leave a mess behind for others to clean up when we protest. Respect the system, even as you work to change things. We not only ...

Report: 300 sanctuary cities allegedly shielded 17,000 criminal illegal immigrants

Local officials in so-called sanctuary cities are under fire this week for allegedly shielding from deportation more than 17,000 criminal illegal immigrants by ignoring federal detainers that order local law enforcement to hold suspects until federal authorities are able to intervene. The Washington Examiner has the story: The explosive growth of so-called "sanctuary cities," under fire Wednesday by President Trump, has reached over 300 and blocked federal officials from seizing, and likely deporting, more than 17,000 criminal illegals. The Center for Immigration Studies, which has collected the names of every sanctuary, reports: "Over the ...

Jenny Beth’s Journal: CNN botches its coverage of HHS Secretary Nominee Rep. Tom Price

Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin in her latest column sets the record straight when it comes to the CNN report incorrectly maligning Health and Human Services Secretary Nominee Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) for less than $3,000 in medical-device-industry stocks the congressman wasn’t even aware of prior to his pushing legislation that would have helped de-regulate the industry. The Washington Times has the story: Congressman Price did not know about his broker’s decision to purchase the stock on March 17, 2016 until after Price had introduced his legislation on March 23. His broker informed him on April 4 of the March trade, and Price ...