Jenny Beth’s Journal: The real crisis at the border

Jenny Beth Martin spent the last few days at the southern border of Arizona and Texas seeing firsthand the real crisis Border Patrol agents and local sheriffs are facing. They won’t tell you that it’s a “humanitarian” crisis the way the liberal media would have you believe; it’s far worse than that. Agents and local sheriffs deal with illegal immigrant border crossing, human trafficking and drug trafficking, and it’s getting worse. The Hill has Jenny Beth’s commentary: The law enforcement authorities face different problems. In Arizona, they’re trying ...

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Citizens Fund Endorses Andy Coleman in OK-01

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 Andy Coleman for Congress in Oklahoma’s 1st congressional district: “For conservatives in Oklahoma’s 1st congressional district, the choice is clear – Andy Coleman for Congress. “As a graduate of the Air Force Academy and a veteran of the Iraq war, Andy has already served his nation. Now he offers his service in another important endeav...

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Citizens Fund Endorses Mike Kennedy for UT Senate

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 Mike Kennedy for the Utah U.S. Senate seat currently held by Sen. Orrin Hatch: “For conservatives in Utah, the choice in the contest for the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate is clear – Mike Kennedy is the right man for the job. “Mike understands the grave threat posed to our nation by our out-of-control national debt, and Congress’ ...

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Citizens Fund Endorses Lee Bright in SC-04

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 Lee Bright for Congress in South Carolina’s 4th congressional district: “For conservatives in South Carolina’s 4th congressional district, the choice is clear – Lee Bright is the right candidate for Congress. “Through the course of his eight years in the state Senate, Lee has demonstrated he has the backbone necessary to stand and fight ...

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Thanks to tax cuts, millennials are embracing entrepreneurship in Trump era

According to a recent analysis by MetLife insurance, more millennials are leaving their traditional 9-to-5 jobs in the hopes of starting their own businesses and they have President Trump’s tax cuts and a booming economy to thank. The Washington Examiner has the details: According to recent analysis by MetLife insurance, four in 10 millennials are planning to quit their current jobs within the next five years and seek out work as a freelancer in the labor market. According to one millennial entrepreneur, the idea of starting one’s own business and being your own ...

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President Trump: ‘The United States will not be a refugee holding facility on my watch’

On Monday, President Trump made it very clear that the United States will not become a ‘migrant camp’ or a ‘refugee holding facility,’ despite congressional Democrats’ attempts to prevent enforcement of our immigration laws. The Democrats’ political games are preventing Republicans from passing legislation that not only provides safety for Americans, but would also put an end to family separation at the border. The Washington Examiner has the details: “The United States will not become a migrant camp and it will not be a refugee holding facility. Won't ...

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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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