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Report: U.S. paid $400 million to Iran

The Obama administration is attempting to explain a $400 million payout to Iran that occurred during a hostage crisis earlier this year. Republicans including House Speaker Paul Ryan are demanding an explanation, some saying that the cash could go toward funding terrorist groups. The Washington Examiner reported: The Obama administration on Wednesday was defending the transaction as a move to pay Iran back the money it gave the U.S. in 1979 as part of an arms deal that never went through after the Shah of Iran was overthrown. But Republicans were asking questions about the timing of the payment and whether it's related to the release of four ...

Rep. Gohmert to gun-control nuts: ‘Radical Islam killed these people!’

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) Wednesday challenged liberal members of Congress – staked out in the House Chamber for a so-called gun-control “sit in” – who demanded representatives in the wake of the Orlando terror attack vote on gun-control legislation that would tighten background checks for gun buyers – a measure, says Gohmert, that’s beside the point. “We are talking about radical Islam. Radical Islam killed these people!” Rep. Gohmert is heard saying to his liberal colleagues in Periscope footage filmed during the 16-hour demonstration. The legislation House liberals wanted a vote on would block those on the “no-fly” and ...

Actress Stacey Dash says ‘That’s so untrue’ of this Democrat’s ridiculous anti-gun comment

Actress-turned-conservative-political-commentator Stacey Dash in an interview with Townhall’s Cortney O’Brien reveals what she thinks of DNC platform committee member Bonnie Schaefer’s recent comment “Nothing is ever solved when you have a gun in your hand except the worst-possible scenario” – and she didn’t hold back! (Fast forward to 2:47 minutes in for the excerpt.) “That’s so untrue,” said Dash. “Things are definitely solved – what got solved for me was a man who was stalking me for three years, who had been beating me for five years, came into my house and tried to kill me and my son and – because I had a gun – I ...

White House spokesperson dodges questions about whether President Obama will attend Justice Scalia’s funeral

White House spokesman Josh Earnest Wednesday would not directly answer whether President Barack Obama will be attending Justice Antonin Scalia’s funeral service but did say the president and first lady will “pay their respects” when the former justice is lying in repose at the Supreme Court Friday. The Washington Free Beacon has the story: “The president and the first lady on Friday will travel to the Supreme Court to pay their respects to Justice Scalia as he lies in repose there at the Supreme Court,” Earnest said. “I can tell you that Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden will attend Justice Scalia’s funeral at the Basilica on ...

Tea Party Patriots President Jenny Beth Martin to Speak from CPAC’s Main Stage on Friday, March 4

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots President and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin today accepted a speaking slot at the American Conservative Union’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on the morning of Friday, March 4. “I am very grateful for and excited about the opportunity to speak to the grassroots conservatives who make CPAC such a special event. Tea Party Patriots is proud to be a co-sponsor of CPAC, which is one of the highlights of the political calendar every year. This fall, the American people will decide if our next president will preserve our personal and economic freedom and put us on a path to a debt free future, or if ...

Tea Party Patriots reacts to the passing of Justice Scalia

Atlanta, Ga - Tea Party Patriots President and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement in reaction to the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. “Our deepest condolences to the family of Justice Antonin Scalia. I had the opportunity to meet him and hear him give a speech just a few years ago. Justice Scalia’s knowledge of and love for our Constitution were beyond measure. His dedication to the original text of the Constitution inspired millions of Americans and cemented his status as one of our greatest ever Supreme Court Justices. It is critical that the next Supreme Court Justice has the same judicial philoso...

One Of The Best Super Bowl Ads Of All Time Was About A Farmer

RAM Trucks ran an advertisement during Super Bowl XLVII in 2013 commemorating U.S. farmers that includes commentary from deceased conservative radio legend Paul Harvey set against a montage filled with evocative all-American imagery — Harvey begins his story where God apparently left off in the Genesis account of creation. "And on the eighth day, God looked down on his planned paradise and said, 'I need a caretaker.' So God made a farmer ... God said, 'I need somebody willing to get up before dawn, milk cows, work all day in the field, milk cows again, eat supper, then go to town and stay past midnight at a meeting of the school board.' So God ...

Find out who just endorsed Sen. Ted Cruz for president

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), shortly after landing the endorsement of "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson, landed a second endorsement equally as impressive ahead of the Iowa caucus Tuesday. Click here to find out who just endorsed the freshman senator from the Lone Star state who is championing the full repeal of Obamacare. PAID FOR BY TEA PARTY PATRIOTS CITIZENS FUND (TPPCF) NOT AUTHORIZED BY ANY CANDIDATE OR CANDIDATE'S COMMITTEE WWW.TEAPARTYPATRIOTSCITIZENSFUND.COM

5 Reasons Tea Party Patriots is enthusiastically ringing in the new year

There's a lot to celebrate here at Tea Party Patriots this New Years — so raise a glass with us as we look back on some of the highlights of 2015. 5. Jenny Beth Martin has a weekly column in The Washington Times Tea Party Patriots President and Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin launched her weekly column in The Washington Times with an inaugural post on the need to impeach President Obama's IRS Commissioner John Koskinen for hampering the congressional investigation into the IRS' targeting of Americans for their political beliefs. She’s also addressed the IRS push for more power through regulations, President Obama’s failed foreign policy ...

704 Reasons Tea Party Patriots is stronger than ever

  Tea Party Patriots this year has exploded its membership with 704 active groups nationwide, many of whom banded together in their local communities to host rallies and support local tea partyers running for office. Highlights include members of the We The People Tea Party of Southern Iowa hosting community-wide town halls with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas); former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.); and Dr. Ben Carson. The Iowa Grassroots Coalition live-streamed an event featuring Sen. Cruz; former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-Ark.); and former Sen. Santorum. The live-stream attracted more than 8,000 viewers nationwide. Furthermore, tens of ...