212 results for tag: Big Government


Big Government Agencies Should Be Held Accountable for Fourth Amendment Violations

Emmy Award-winning investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Justice for spying on her computers after reporting on the federal government and past presidential administration’s flaws and incompetence. As of right now, five forensic exams have uncovered unauthorized remote surveillance on her computers, thus violating her Fourth Amendment right. Attkisson was a CBS journalist who reported on the Operation Fast and Furious story, an Obama Administration operation that sold thousands of straw purchased weapons to the Sinaloa drug cartel from 2009-2011 in order to track the sellers and purchasers. Two ...

Operation Choke Point: More filth leftover from the Swamp

A couple of weeks ago, newly-released government documents went public revealing the Obama Administration’s cover-up of Operation Choke Point, a program that ruined so-called “high risk” small businesses. “High risk” businesses meaning political enemies of the Obama Administration. The Community Financial Services Association of America wrote after the documents were released: “More than 100 records expose depositions and damaging emails of government officials, most notably at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), who executed a secretive campaign against lawful businesses it disfavored while ignoring due process and ...

Project Veritas unmasks Deep State infiltrating the IRS

Project Veritas is at it again! The group released another video, this time, showing leftists IRS officials casually speaking about the IRS’ unfair treatment of conservative groups like Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund and calling them justified.  Watch the video here. Thomas Sheehy and Jerry Semasek are IRS officials who, on camera, justify former disgraced IRS Commissioner John Koskinen’s actions. Koskinen was found to have lost tens of thousands of emails regarding the Lois Lerner controversy where the IRS unfairly singled out and scrutinized conservative groups. Semasek also admits that “mistakes were made” during the Lois Lerner ...

Jenny Beth’s Journal: Rosenstein should resign effective immediately

After last week’s New York Times report came out about how Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had discussed wearing a wire to secretly record President Trump, it has become clear where his real loyalties lie. He should do himself and everyone else a favor and resign effective immediately! The Hill has Jenny Beth Martin’s commentary: Rosenstein, of course, denied the Times’ account – “The New York Times’ story is inaccurate and factually incorrect,” he said, before later putting out a second statement saying, “I never pursued or authorized recording the president and any suggestions that I have ever advocated for the removal of ...

PSA: Project Veritas uncovers Deep State Bureaucrat

On Tuesday, conservative activist and Project Veritas chief, James O’Keefe released a video fully exposing the “deep state” that is actively working to defeat President Trump. Their tactics to defeat the President include media leaks and policy sabotage. For more than a year, Project Veritas has been investigating the deep state. The first target is Stuart Karaffa, a State Department employee and a member of the Democratic Socialists of America who spends his day at work writing radical statements boasting of resistance while he abuses federal work rules at the tax payers' expense. In the video, Stuart Karaffa is very comfortable ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 6/11/18

CALENDAR: The calendar is the same as last week – the Senate returns on Monday, and the House returns on Tuesday. The Senate will likely finish its work on Thursday, because that’s still a full workweek in the Senate, and the House is scheduled to stay in session through Friday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned to work on Tuesday, and took up and passed three bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House took up and passed H.R. 8, the Water Resources Development Act. Then the House took up and passed a motion to concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 3249, the Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program ...

The Trump Administration’s Spring Cleaning Agenda: Deregulation

President Trump’s spring agenda includes more spring cleaning of the mess that former President Obama’s administration left behind. Trump is targeting duplicative and unnecessary liberal regulations that have been a burden on the economy, American businesses and the American people. The Daily Signal has the story: Trump’s reform agenda will cut across many areas and top priorities for deregulation include infrastructure development, emerging technologies, and “relief for small business,” a senior White House official said during a conference call coinciding with the announcement. The senior official cited Trump’s previous executive ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Applauds EPA Administrator Pruitt for Bringing Accountability and Sensibility to “Once Politically-Driven Agency”

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt newly released guidelines pertaining to the use of scientific findings in the rulemaking process at EPA. “Today’s announcement by EPA Administrator Pruitt is long overdue. The EPA must have transparency and use peer-reviewed, objective science when crafting environmental policies that impact the lives of millions of Americans. The critics of this plan obviously have something to hide, which gives even more credibility to Administrator Pruitt’s effort to ensure that moving forward, EPA’s ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Applauds OMB-Treasury Agreement Regarding Review of Tax Regulations

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to reports that OMB and Treasury reached an agreement for OMB to review all proposed tax regulations from Treasury and the IRS. Chairman Martin called on the White House to ensure OMB review of Treasury and IRS tax regulations in a column for The Hill back in January of this year. “We applaud President Trump and OMB Director Mick Mulvaney for restoring regulatory oversight for tax rules coming from the Treasury Department and the IRS. For more than three decades, the IRS has evaded the kind of standard oversight of its ...

Victory! Administration restores regulatory oversight at IRS and Treasury Dept.

Jenny Beth Martin wrote a column back in January urging the Trump administration to get Internal Revenue Service (IRS) back on track after years of the agency evading regulatory oversight of its tax rules. “The IRS should be held to at least the same standard — if not a higher standard, given its power over every single taxpayer in the nation, both individual and corporate — as every other executive branch department and agency.” Jenny Beth Martin wrote in her column. “[President Trump] can direct his Treasury secretary to direct his general counsel to update the 1983 memorandum of agreement between the Treasury general counsel and the ...