Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 10/29/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate are both in recess, and will not return until November 13. TPPCF ELECTION UPDATE: THE NBC NEWS/WALL STREET JOURNAL POLL AND THE GENERIC BALLOT: For the last 23 years, NBC News and The Wall Street Journal have been running an excellent bipartisan poll, using the Democrat pollster Peter Yang and the Republican pollster Bill McInturff. That means that we have an archive of 23 years’ worth of polling information that’s in the same format, and that’s very helpful when we’re trying to figure out historical trends. One of the ...

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Why President Trump’s Wall is Needed to Curb the Opioid Epidemic


Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 10/15/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate are both in recess, and will not return until November 13. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House is in recess this week. LAST WEEK ON THE SENATE FLOOR: The Senate returned to work on Tuesday, and voted to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendments to S. 3021, the Water Resources Development Act. On Wednesday, the Senate voted in favor of the motion to concur in the House amendments to S. 3021. Later Wednesday, the Democrats forced ...

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Debunked: Being in the country illegally is NOT a victimless crime

In a recent study, the Immigration Reform Law Institute said that from 2012 to 2016 there were 39 million Social Security thefts by illegal immigrants. The main victims of the theft: young children who will grow up and apply for student loans one day and realize their credit has been compromised with mortgages, criminal records and credit cards. The Washington Examiner has the details: Nearly 40 million Social Security numbers have been stolen and used by illegal immigrants and others to get work, according to agency records obtained by an immigration reform group. ...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 8/20/18

CALENDAR: The House is in recess. The Senate will return on Monday, with the first vote set for 5:30 PM. The House will return on Tuesday, September 4. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was out of session last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House is in recess this week. LAST WEEK ON THE SENATE FLOOR: The Senate came back to work on Wednesday, and moved to invoke cloture on the nomination of A. Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr. to be a U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. The vote to invoke cloture was 61-28. On Thursday, ...

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‘Sanctuary cities’ strike again! This time giving a ‘free pass’ to a child rapist

Local Philadelphia political leaders are under fire this week for a string of crimes committed by immigrants that the city released in defiance of ICE requests. One crime in particular, was of child rapist Juan Ramon Vasquez, who just pleaded guilty to illegal re-entry. Fox News had the inside scoop: The illegal immigrant from Honduras previously was in Philadelphia custody on local charges back in 2014. But when those charges were dropped a year later, city officials ignored an ICE detainer. Vasquez was later arrested and convicted for raping a child and unlawful ...

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Tea Party Patriots Supporters Overwhelmingly Want Jim Jordan for Speaker of the House

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Action Honorary Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today released the following statement supporting U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan’s bid for the House Speakership: “Since the birth of the Tea Party movement, our supporters have consistently demanded two things – that our political leaders keep their promises, and that they act in Washington the way they act back home, when they’re running for reelection. Jim Jordan is one such leader. Over a dozen years in Congress, he has shown that what you see is what you get, that he is the same man in ...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 7/23/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate will both return on Monday, and will stay in session through Thursday. Then the House will begin its August Recess, and won’t return until Tuesday, September 4. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned to work last week on Monday, and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House passed three more bills under Suspension. On Wednesday, the House passed a Motion To Instruct Conferees on H.R. 2, the Farm Bill. Later Wednesday, the House passed H.Res. 990, supporting the officers and personnel who ...

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New hires at the highest level in 17 years

The economy is booming and the number of hires has officially hit the highest level in 17 years. Most surprising, 3.6 million people quit their jobs in May. The high number of quitters is an indication that Americans have recognized the booming economy and feel confident in making a job move. The Washington Examiner has the details: The total number of hires rose to 5.75 million in May, the agency reported, the most since January of 2001 at the height of the dotcom bubble. Meanwhile, job vacancies remained near record-high levels at 6.6 million. For the second ...

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President Trump should Stick to “the List”

Back during the tumultuous 2016 primaries, many conservatives were divided over who they thought should get the nomination. Once Donald Trump had secured the delegates and become the nominee, there was still some division among the conservative base. However, many Republicans and conservatives voted for Donald Trump in November of that year for one reason: the Supreme Court. President Trump released a list, a.k.a. “The List,” of potential Supreme Court nominees that he pledged to choose from if elected president. His first Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, has ...

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