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Tea Party Patriots applaud Senate for voting to repeal much of Obamacare in reconciliation bill

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots CEO Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today commending the Senate for voting to repeal a large portion of Obamacare in the reconciliation bill: "We applaud the Senate for voting to repeal as much of Obamacare as the Senate rules will allow. A special thanks is owed to Senators Lee, Cruz, and Rubio who showed great leadership by making it clear to GOP Senate leaders they would not settle for repealing less than the rules would allow and encouraged their colleagues to keep their promises to the American people. Now it is up to the House to pass the Senate bill, ensure Obamacare repeal makes it to ...

Tea Party Patriots “Cautiously Optimistic” About Senate Reconciliation Bill

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots CEO Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today regarding the latest developments in Senate Republicans' efforts to repeal much of Obamacare in the reconciliation bill: “Given the latest reports about the reconciliation bill we are cautiously optimistic. Indications the Senate Republicans are willing to repeal much more of Obamacare than previously thought are encouraging. While we still must see the final legislation the Senate will bring to the floor for a vote, if the reports are true and the Senate intends to repeal as much of Obamacare as the rules will allow, it is a step in the right direct...

Jenny Beth Martin Thanks House Conservatives for Historic Leadership Change

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots CEO and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today as John Boehner stepped down from his position as Speaker of the House: “Tea Party Patriots and our network of grassroots activists across the country would like to sincerely thank House conservatives for standing up to enormous pressure from the Washington establishment and forcing this historic change in House leadership. Without their absolute commitment to principle and willingness to stick to their guns despite heavy public criticism, we would still be dealing with John Boehner as Speaker of the House. “We’d also like to ...

A Look Inside Our Weekly Leadership Call

This past Sunday we were joined by Congressmen Jim Jordan (OH) and Mark Meadows (NC) to discuss the current budget proposal moving through the House of Representatives. We wanted to give you access to this otherwise exclusive call. Listen to the recording below. If you are a Local Tea Party Coordinator or Leader and you aren't participating in the weekly Sunday calls or your group isn't listed on our website, we encourage you to register your group so that we can make sure that you get connected.

Senate Republicans are caving…again

Senate Republicans have begun their cave on amnesty. Instead of standing strong and fighting Obama’s executive amnesty, and passing the House-approved DHS funding bill, Senator Mitch McConnell has floated a stand-alone bill. McConnell’s plan would gut any efforts to roll back the president’s lawlessness. As reported in Conservative Review [1]: It would leave in place the previous executive amnesty from 2012, DACA.  What Senate Leadership won’t tell you is that the standalone bill is designed to fail. Democrats will block the bill and then Senate Republicans will move either a long-term bill to fully fund Obama’s executive amnesty and ...

ACTION ALERT: Call McConnell now. Tell him no amnesty!

This week is critical for conservatives and President Obama’s unconstitutional executive amnesty. The House successfully passed a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding bill that also rolled back the president’s amnesty program. But it’s yet to get through the Senate, despite the Republican majority American voters bequeathed their elected officials last November. We need everyone to call Majority Leader Mitch McConnell NOW at 202-224-2541 and tell him to keep his promise and stop Obama’s amnesty! While Democrats have blocked the bill over and over again, Senate Republicans, who are supposedly fighting for limited government, are ...