Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 9/11/17

  CALENDAR: The Senate will return on Monday, September 11. The House has canceled its planned votes for Monday because of Hurricane Irma, and won’t vote again until Tuesday. The House will stay in session through Thursday, and the Senate will stay in session through Friday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned…

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New audit: $37 million in benefit payments sent to deceased veterans

A recent audit found the Social Security Administration made $37 million of retirement and disability payments to roughly 750 veterans who were already dead, resulting in millions of taxpayer dollars going to waste. The Inspector General for the agency said, in most instances, the Department of Veteran Affairs failed to send death information to the…

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Mr. President, Do NOT Give Congress a $2 TRILLION Blank Check!

With Congress returning to Washington next week after a month off, reports indicate that certain members of the Trump Administration want to raise the debt ceiling without passing critically necessary spending reforms or including items vital to our national security.  In fact, reports indicate the outlines of a deal already in the works: a $2 trillion increase…

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Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 8/28/17

CALENDAR: The House and Senate have both left for their August recess, and will not return until Tuesday, September 5. DEBT CEILING: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has advised Congress that he will reach the limit of his ability to use what he calls “extraordinary measures” – what regular people call “smoke and mirrors” – to…

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