Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 5/21/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate both return to work on Monday, and will likely both finish their work on Thursday. Because, you know, still McConnell and Ryan. LAST TWO WEEKS ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work on Monday, May 7, and since then has passed a number of bills of varying import. So we’ll just talk about the significant legislation considered. On Tuesday, May 8, the House passed S.J.Res. 57, a Congressional Review Act Resolution of Disapproval expressing the House’s disapproval of the rule submitted by the Bureau of Consumer Financial ...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 5/7/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate both return to work on Monday, and will likely both finish their work on Thursday. Because, you know, McConnell and Ryan. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House will return Monday, with first votes set for 6:30 PM. At that time, the House will attempt to take up seven bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House will attempt to take up another nine bills under Suspension of the Rules. Then they’ll take up a Congressional Review Act Resolution ...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 4/30/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate are both in recess this week. Both House and Senate will return to work on Monday, May 7. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work on Tuesday and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House took up and passed both H.R. 3144, to provide for operations of the Federal Columbia River Power Plant System, and H.R. 5447, the Music Modernization Act. On Thursday and Friday, the House considered H.R. 4, the FAA Reauthorization Act. On Friday, the House passed the bill by a vote of 393-13. ...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 4/23/18

CALENDAR: The House will return Tuesday, and stay in session through Friday. The Senate will return Monday, and stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work last Monday, and voted to pass two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House passed H.R. 5192, the Protecting Children from Identity Theft Act, by a vote of 420-1. On Wednesday, the House passed a Rule for considering H.R. 5444, the Taxpayer First Act, and H.R. 5445, the 21st Century IRS Act. Then the House passed both bills – H.R. 5445, ...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 4/9/18

CALENDAR: The Senate will return Monday and stay in session through Thursday. The House will return Tuesday and stay in session through Friday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House will return Tuesday, with first votes set to begin at 6:30 PM. At that time, the House will attempt to consider five bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House will consider two bills – H.R. 4293, the Stress Test Improvement Act of 2017, and H.R. 4061, the Financial Stability Oversight ...

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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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