Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 3/26/18

CALENDAR:  The House and Senate are both on their Easter Recess for two weeks. The Senate will return on Monday, April 9, while the House will return on Tuesday, April 10. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work on Monday evening and took up and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House took up and passed H.R. 4566, the Alleviating Stress Test Burdens to Help Investors Act, by a vote of 395-19. On Wednesday, the House took up and passed H.R. 5247, the Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew ...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 3/19/18

CALENDAR: The House will return on Monday, and is scheduled stay in session through Thursday. The Senate will come back on Monday, and will stay in session through Thursday. But remember, the deadline to fund the government is Friday, so I wouldn’t be surprised if the departure date slips by a day or even two or three – and once they’re done, both houses will be on their Easter Recess for two weeks. The Senate will return on Monday, April 9, while the House will return on Tuesday, April 10. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned on Tuesday, and ...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 3/12/18

CALENDAR: The House will return on Tuesday, and stay in session through Friday. The Senate will come back on Monday, and will stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work last Monday and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House passed H.R. 4607, the Comprehensive Regulatory Review Act, by a vote of 264-143. On Wednesday, the House passed a Rule governing floor consideration of two bills. On Thursday, the House took up and passed one of those bills, H.R. 1917, the Blocking Regula...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 3/5/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate will both return on Monday, and both will stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work last Monday, and took up and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House passed two bills – H.R. 4296, to place requirements on operational risk capital requirements for banking organizations established by an appropriate Federal banking agency, and H.R. 1865, the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act. Then the House broke for the week, so that ...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 2/26/18

CALENDAR: Both the House and the Senate will return from their Presidents’ Day recess today. The House will be in session through tomorrow, but the Senate will stay in session until Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House will return today, with the first vote set for 6:30 PM. At that time, the House will try to consider seven bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House will consider another bill under Suspension of the Rules, and then will consider two other bills ...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizen Fund joins coalition in support of the STRONGER Patents Act of 2017

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund joined a coalition of organizations in signing a letter in support of the STRONGER Patents Act of 2017. Find out why Congress and the White House should work together to make the STRONGER Patents Act of 2017 the law of the land:

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 2/19/18

CALENDAR: Both the House and the Senate are out of session this week for the Presidents’ Day holiday. They’ll both return on Monday, February 26. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned to work on Tuesday, and took up and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House passed a Rule governing consideration of several bills in the queue. Then the House passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. Then the House took up and passed H.R. 3978, the TRID Improvement Act, by a vote of 271-145. Next up was H.R. 3299, the ...

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What to expect from President Trump’s ‘State of the Union’ address

President Trump will give his first ‘State of the Union’ address tonight, touting the GOP’s accomplishments and how Trump’s policies are building a safe, strong and proud America. We expect Trump’s speech will resonate with our tea party values and will give the American people hope in the new year. The president is likely to discuss five key issues and how the administration plans to handle these issues: 1. Jobs and the Economy President Trump is expected to talk about newly passed tax reform and the benefits it already has and will continue to have on ...

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Jenny Beth’s Journal: If Congress seeks to repair Obama’s ‘broken windows’, they must pursue FISA abuse scandal

One of the highest priorities in year 1 of the Trump Administration has been to enforce our laws, after years of ignoring politically inconvenient ones under former President Obama. In her latest column, Jenny Beth sees similarities between the alleged misdeeds of federal law enforcement officials investigating President Trump and the experience of Tea Party Patriots and other conservative groups who were targeted by former President Obama’s IRS for their political beliefs. The Washington Times has the details: It began early, when Mr. Obama ordered his administrat...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 1/29/18

CALENDAR: The House will return Monday, and stay through Wednesday. Then House Republicans will go off to their annual retreat. The Senate will return Monday, and stay in session through Thursday. On Tuesday evening at 9 PM EDT, President Trump will deliver his first official State of the Union address. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: At 6:09 PM last Monday evening, the House voted on H.R. 195, the vehicle for the Continuing Resolution that had earlier that day passed the Senate. The CR passed, by a vote of 266-150, and was then sent to the President for his ...

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