Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Praises Texas Ruling Overturning Obamacare

Atlanta, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today praised the Texas ruling finding that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. "We are very pleased with the opportunity presented in today's ruling out of Texas, which found the Obamacare individual mandate unconstitutional, and found as a consequence that the entire law should be struck down. The Supreme Court must revisit its previous ruling on the individual mandate and rule as it should have the first time. Then it will be time for Congress to do its job and provide the American ...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Applauds Mick Mulvaney as Acting Chief of Staff

Atlanta, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today applauded President Trump's choice to make Mick Mulvaney acting Chief of Staff. "Mick Mulvaney has done an outstanding job, wearing two hats as Director of OMB and as Acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. He understands elections, the legislative process, and the importance of executing within the executive branch - all of which are needed in the Chief of Staff. He knows how to manage staff, was supportive of the 2010 Tea Party wave, and aims to make the ...

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Social Media Checks: The New Gun Control?

New York State Senator Kevin Parker has proposed a law that would require police to check a handgun license applicant’s social media for “biased language” – potentially denying the applicant based on findings. The proposed law would require applicants who are looking to apply or renew their handgun licenses to turned over login and password information to the authorities. CNS News reports: Police would be able to investigate any posts or searches related to threats, terrorism, slurs or “biased language” describing a person’s race, color, national origin, ...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Calls on Pelosi to Name the “Shush” Fund Incumbents

Atlanta, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today called on Nancy Pelosi to expose the names of those incumbents who took advantage of the Congressional “Shush” Fund when she takes office in the new Congress.   “Nancy Pelosi's first priority upon taking office must be naming the names of the incumbents who took advantage of the special 'Shush Fund' to muzzle women who had legitimate claims against them. They used taxpayer money to buy silence. Ms. Pelosi has been outspoken for decades on these issues, but if she doesn't follow ...

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Trump Must Stand Firm on Border Wall

President Trump met with House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer to discuss funding for a wall to secure our southern border. Once again, the Democratic leaders pushed back on funding and refused to acknowledge the serious threat we face at the southern border if we don’t secure it. Trump wants $5 billion for the project and Democrats are only willing to budget for $1.3 billion for some “fencing.” Trump has warned that if Democrats aim for less than $5 billion, a partial shutdown is imminent. The meeting today shows that ...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 12/10/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate will both return Monday, and stay in session through Thursday.   LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House canceled its votes last week following the passing of former President George H.W. Bush. On Thursday afternoon, by voice vote, the House passed a two-week Continuing Resolution to avert a temporary partial government shutdown.   THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House will return Monday, with first votes set for 6:30 PM. At that time, the House is scheduled to take up 11 bills under Suspension of the Rules....

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You Don’t Think Socialism is Bad? Here’s a Brief History Lesson

A recent poll revealed that 51 percent of American millennials would rather live in a socialist or communist country rather than a capitalist one. Ignorance could be the culprit since millennials were born after a time when the devastation of socialism was left for other generations to witness and clean up. For those who were too young to remember, here’s a brief recap on what socialism births and why we must continue to fight such threats. The Daily Signal has the story: Lenin was the first premier of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Half of millennials have ...

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Our Healthcare Mess Could Get Messier

Remember when Nancy Pelosi famously said we have to “pass the bill to find out what’s in it?” Years later, we are left with ObamaCare and Americans are now paying more for healthcare and life-saving drugs. For nearly two years, the Trump Administration has made a resounding effort to drain the swamp and cut Obama-era regulations. As part of the tax reform package, Republicans passed a law last year gutting the tax penalty that required Americans to opt in for low-quality health insurance. A complete repeal effort, however, has been a lost cause and House Republi...

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Jenny Beth’s Journal: The Solution to Our Spending Crisis is the Penny Plan

A recent poll came out showing a high level of support for a solution to the growing spending crisis. The penny plan would require the government to reduce the budget by one penny for every dollar it spends annually for five years. The Hill has Jenny Beth’s commentary: The new poll, commissioned by Club for Growth, found support for the penny plan runs wide as 76 percent of Republicans, 68 percent of Independents, and 63 percent of Democrats surveyed said they back it. Why not? The penny plan is not some radical policy. It simply requires a spending cut of 1 percent ...

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Why Mass Media Mergers May Be Increasing Prices and Threatening Your Access to Entertainment

It’s no secret that mass media conglomerates are continually becoming more and more common. Comcast and NBCU merged back in 2011 and AT&T and Time Warner most recently merged in 2018, to name just a couple. These merger approvals unwittingly pave the way for big media companies to own rights to both cable distribution and programming—and as media companies only continue to grow in size, it’s now more important than ever to know what this means for the everyday American. It’s become clear the approvals of mass media mergers can only lead to a dangerous ...

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