Dear Lawmakers: Release the Memo!

Members of the House of Representatives were invited to view a classified memo about U.S. government surveillance abuses. Many lawmakers are describing the information contained in the memo as “shocking” or “troubling”. The four-page memo supposedly reveals the Obama Administration’s abuse of warrants to spy on the Trump campaign in 2016 and oversight issues within…

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Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director: California has “disturbingly” placed “politics over public safety”

As of Monday, an immigration law took effect in California, making it a sanctuary state and persistent opponent of President Trump’s immigration agenda. California has deliberately obstructed our country’s immigration laws and is jeopardizing the safety of Americans by passing a controversial law. The Daily Signal has the details: Under Brown’s leadership, California has become…

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Jenny Beth Martin: Congress inadvertently institutionalized a coverup culture

For several years, Americans have been footing the bill to coverup lawmakers’ sexual harassment incidents and silence victims. Our government has fostered an environment that influences reprehensible behavior without fear of consequence and now expects the Congressional Accountability Act and mandatory sexual harassment training to solve the issue. USA Today has a compilation of what…

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Conservative leaders: AT&T, Time Warner merger is a threat to free speech

The proposed AT&T merger with Time Warner has several conservatives concerned that their free speech could be hugely impacted within our news environment. Jenny Beth Martin pointed out that Democrats’ obstruction of nominees meant the merger was not properly vetted by President Trump’s appointees. Other conservatives voiced additional concerns and even liberal lawmakers have also…

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Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 8/14/17

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CALENDAR: The House and Senate have both left for their August recess, and will not return until Tuesday, September 5. APPOINTMENTS/CONFIRMATIONS: Now that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has moved over from his position as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, that creates a vacancy in that office. For the first few…

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