Acting Director of ICE: ‘When you reward illegal behavior it encourages illegal immigration’

In an effort put the safety of the American people first, the Trump administration has tripled enforcement against employers who hire illegal immigrants. Another key player in enforcing immigration law has been acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Thomas Homan. The Daily Signal has Thomas Homan’s Commentary: “We’ve increased worksite enforcement by over 300 percent. We’re going to continue doing that,” Thomas Homan, who is retiring as chief of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said Tuesday at the National Press Club in Washington. ...

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IG Report on FBI Conduct in Clinton Probe Undermines Faith in Government to Operate in Best Interests of All Its Citizens

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to the release of the Department of Justice Inspector General’s report on the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private server to conduct public business as Secretary of State. “The Inspector General of the Department of Justice released his findings into the FBI’s investigation of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server to conduct public business, and it once again shows improper behavior at the top of the FBI. ...

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Sorry but internet sales tax is not a gold mine for states

The U.S. Supreme Court could rule any day on the South Dakota v. Wayfair case. Depending on how the Court rules, the state could require online companies that make over $100,000 in South Dakota or have over 200 transactions annually to pay an internet sales tax, even if those businesses don’t have a physical presence in the state. South Dakota and other states make the argument that collecting online sales tax from online businesses that are not located in their states would solve budget issues. Not only would online sales tax hurt many small businesses who rely on ...

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AG Sessions: “The asylum statute does not provide redress for all misfortune”

On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions moved to further restrict U.S. acceptance of immigrants who continue to abuse the asylum system as a general-hardship statute. In 2016, the number of asylum claims jumped to 94,000 claims compared to 5,000 in 2009. NBC News has the details: "The asylum statute does not provide redress for all misfortune," Sessions wrote in a formal legal opinion, exercising his authority to overturn decisions by federal immigration judges. "The mere fact that a country may have problems effectively policing certain crimes — such as domestic ...

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President Donald Trump Secures Pledge from North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to “Denuclearize” Korean Peninsula

On June 12, President Trump made history by becoming the first U.S. president to meet a North Korean head of state. Trump and King Jong Un signed a U.S. - North Korea agreement, which pledges “the building of lasting and robust peace regime on the Korean Peninsula.” The Stream has the details: President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un left Singapore Tuesday, praising their face-to-face progress toward ridding the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons. Yet Trump faced pointed questions at home about whether he got little and gave away much — ...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Thanks Mark Sanford for Running a Strong Primary Campaign in SC-01

Atlanta, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund (TPPCF) Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today released the following statement thanking Mark Sanford for running a strong campaign in the Republican primary for Congress in South Carolina’s first district. “Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund thanks Rep. Mark Sanford for running a strong campaign for Congress in South Carolina’s first district. Our supporters asked us to endorse Mark because he is a strong constitutional conservative, he opposes wasteful spending and supports reducing the size and scope of the federal ...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 6/11/18

CALENDAR: The calendar is the same as last week – the Senate returns on Monday, and the House returns on Tuesday. The Senate will likely finish its work on Thursday, because that’s still a full workweek in the Senate, and the House is scheduled to stay in session through Friday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned to work on Tuesday, and took up and passed three bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House took up and passed H.R. 8, the Water Resources Development Act. Then the House took up and passed a motion to concur in the ...

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Citizens Fund Endorses Jeff Duncan in SC-03

ATLANTA, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund (TPPCF) Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today released the following statement, announcing that the Super PAC associated with the nation’s largest Tea Party group has endorsed Jeff Duncan for another term in Congress in South Carolina’s 3rd congressional district: “Citizens in South Carolina’s 3rd congressional district know they can count on their incumbent Congressman, Jeff Duncan, to stand up for the conservative principles that made America what it is. “Jeff is a solid constitutional conservative, dedicated ...

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Citizens Fund Endorses Dave Brat in VA-07

ATLANTA, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund (TPPCF) Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today released the following statement, announcing that the Super PAC associated with the nation’s largest Tea Party group has endorsed Dave Brat for another term in Congress in Virginia’s 7th congressional district: “For conservatives in Virginia’s 7th congressional district, the choice is clear – Dave Brat for Congress. “Since coming to Congress after the 2014 election, Dave Brat has kept his promises. He has fought to shrink the size and scope of government, and expand ...

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Jenny Beth’s Journal: Amnesty goes against the Rule of Law

This week, the House of Representatives met over an issue that has vexed Congress for too long: illegal immigration. For too long, Democrats and many Republicans have turned a blind eye to the fact that illegal immigrants broke the laws of our country to skip in line ahead of people who have enough respect for the United States to follow our immigration laws. Now, some Republicans are pushing again for amnesty – which undermines our system of laws. The Hill has Jenny Beth’s commentary: As House Republicans prepare to meet Thursday to discuss various options on ...

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