With your help, HHS’ work requirement waiver could help reform Medicaid

Earlier this summer a federal judge blocked Kentucky’s Medicaid work requirement waiver. The waiver would have required adults to work, train or volunteer on a part-time basis to qualify for Medicaid. It was an effort made by the Trump administration to scale back on the growing dependence of government programs and giving mentally and physically capable citizens opportunities to contribute to their communities. Medicaid was once a government program to help the most vulnerable in our society and Kentucky was one of four states to reform this snowballing program. ...

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Ken Blackwell: “Strong patents are an American tradition”

Tea Party Patriots Action recently came out with a documentary – INVALIDATED: The Shredding of the U.S. Patent System – about the failure of our American patent system and the struggles inventors face. Family Research Council advisor Ken Blackwell, one of the experts featured in the documentary, discusses how so-called patent “reform” is actually undermining patent holders and destroying innovation.  Townhall has Blackwell’s commentary: The frustration comes in the stories these inventors told of how they believed in the patent system, played by the ...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Thanks Wisconsin’s Kevin Nicholson for Running a Strong Senate Campaign

Atlanta, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund (TPPCF) Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today released the following statement thanking Kevin Nicholson for running a strong campaign in Wisconsin’s Republican primary for U.S. Senate. “Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund thanks Kevin Nicholson for running a strong campaign in the Wisconsin Republican primary for U.S. Senate. Our supporters urged us to back Kevin because he is a solid constitutional conservative who vowed to repeal ObamaCare, is a strong supporter of a Balanced Budget Amendment, term limits for Members of ...

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Poll reveals more Democrats prefer socialism to capitalism

A Gallup poll came out this week revealing more Democrats favor socialism over capitalism – about 57 percent to be exact. Democrats’ views on capitalism and socialism had been steady in previous years. What’s changed? Gallup suggests that Democrats’ negative opinions of Trump and their increasing preference of socialist politicians like Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez could have a lot to do with the change. Gallup has the details: For the first time in Gallup's measurement over the past decade, Democrats have a more positive image of socialism than ...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Supports Chairman Grassley in Setting Confirmation Dates for Judge Brett Kavanaugh

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin, responding to the Judiciary Committee’s announcement of the confirmation hearings dates for Judge Brett Kavanaugh and supporting Chairman Grassley in moving the confirmation process forward. “Today Senator Chuck Grassley has kept a promise to the American people by setting timely dates for the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh.  We fully support Chairman Grassley’s decision to advance the process of confirming this very qualified nominee. Liberal ...

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Make your vote matter in November

Midterms are around the corner and it’s very important that patriots get out to vote in November. This week's primaries in Ohio, Kansas, Michigan, and Washington show that Republicans’ ability to keep control of Congress may face challenges. Fox News has the details about the results: Ohio Republican state Sen. Troy Balderson claimed victory over Democrat Danny O’Connor in a special election in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District near Columbus Tuesday, but the race remained too close to call and will be decided after provisional and absentee ballots are ...

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Jenny Beth’s Journal: Senate Democrats spin flawed arguments against Kavanaugh

Senate Democrats are trying to be strategic in blocking the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court; however they are not going to be very successful. The Hill has Jenny Beth's commentary: In making their argument, Senate Democrats point back to the confirmation process for Justice Elena Kagan, which, they point out, involved the release to the Senate Judiciary Committee of approximately 171,000 pages of documents from Kagan’s prior service in the Obama and Clinton presidencies. If it was good enough for Kagan, they argue, it should be good ...

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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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When it comes to Iran, Trump is keeping his campaign promises

In 2015, then-candidate Trump declared at our rally that the Iran Nuclear Deal is “the worst deal in history” and promised to end it. President Trump kept his campaign promise by ending the deal in May and now re-imposing economic sanctions on Iran. On Tuesday, President Trump banned the use of American currency for financial transactions, stopped sales of Iranian cars, and revoked import permits on some consumer goods.   The Hill has the details:  "The United States is fully committed to enforcing all of our sanctions, and we will work closely with nations ...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Congratulates Josh Hawley on his Primary Victory in Missouri’s U.S. Senate Race

Atlanta, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund (TPPCF) Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today released the following statement congratulating Josh Hawley on his victory in Missouri’s Republican primary for U.S. Senate. “Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund congratulates Josh Hawley on his victory in the Missouri Republican primary for U.S. Senate. Josh has already demonstrated his determination to stand up for the best interests of all Missourians with his work in the Attorney General’s office. Josh will work hard in the Senate to repeal ObamaCare and overturn Congress’ ...

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