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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. According to the report, some FBI officials exhibited a disturbing ‘willingness to ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 6/4/18

CALENDAR: The Senate returns on Monday, and the House returns on Tuesday. The Senate will likely finish its work on Thursday, because that’s a full workweek in the Senate, and the House is scheduled to stay in session through Friday afternoon. TWO WEEKS AGO ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned to work on Monday, May 21, and took up and passed three bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, May 22, the House passed the Rule providing for consideration of H.R. 5515, the National Defense Authorization Act; S. 204, the Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right To Try Act; and S. 2155, the Economic ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 5/21/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate both return to work on Monday, and will likely both finish their work on Thursday. Because, you know, still McConnell and Ryan. LAST TWO WEEKS ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work on Monday, May 7, and since then has passed a number of bills of varying import. So we’ll just talk about the significant legislation considered. On Tuesday, May 8, the House passed S.J.Res. 57, a Congressional Review Act Resolution of Disapproval expressing the House’s disapproval of the rule submitted by the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to indirect auto lending and compliance with the Equal ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 5/7/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate both return to work on Monday, and will likely both finish their work on Thursday. Because, you know, McConnell and Ryan. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House will return Monday, with first votes set for 6:30 PM. At that time, the House will attempt to take up seven bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House will attempt to take up another nine bills under Suspension of the Rules. Then they’ll take up a Congressional Review Act Resolution of Disapproval, S.J.Res. 57, to overturn the rule submitted by the Bureau of ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 4/23/18

CALENDAR: The House will return Tuesday, and stay in session through Friday. The Senate will return Monday, and stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work last Monday, and voted to pass two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House passed H.R. 5192, the Protecting Children from Identity Theft Act, by a vote of 420-1. On Wednesday, the House passed a Rule for considering H.R. 5444, the Taxpayer First Act, and H.R. 5445, the 21st Century IRS Act. Then the House passed both bills – H.R. 5445, the 21st Century IRS Act, passed by a vote of 414-3, and then H.R. 5444, the ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 4/16/18

CALENDAR: Both the House and the Senate will return Monday and stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work last Tuesday, and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House passed two bills – H.R. 4061, the Financial Stability Oversight Council Improvement Act, by a vote of 297-121; and H.R. 4293, the Stress Test Improvement Act, by a vote of 245-174. On Thursday, the House took up H.J.Res. 2, proposing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. It failed, by a vote of 233-184 – remember, constitutional amendments require a two-thirds ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 4/9/18

CALENDAR: The Senate will return Monday and stay in session through Thursday. The House will return Tuesday and stay in session through Friday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House will return Tuesday, with first votes set to begin at 6:30 PM. At that time, the House will attempt to consider five bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House will consider two bills – H.R. 4293, the Stress Test Improvement Act of 2017, and H.R. 4061, the Financial Stability Oversight Council Improvement Act of 2017. On Thursday, the House is slated to consider ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 3/12/18

CALENDAR: The House will return on Tuesday, and stay in session through Friday. The Senate will come back on Monday, and will stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work last Monday and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House passed H.R. 4607, the Comprehensive Regulatory Review Act, by a vote of 264-143. On Wednesday, the House passed a Rule governing floor consideration of two bills. On Thursday, the House took up and passed one of those bills, H.R. 1917, the Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act, by a vote of 234-180. And then they ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 3/5/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate will both return on Monday, and both will stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work last Monday, and took up and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House passed two bills – H.R. 4296, to place requirements on operational risk capital requirements for banking organizations established by an appropriate Federal banking agency, and H.R. 1865, the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act. Then the House broke for the week, so that the late Rev. Billy Graham could lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda. THIS ...

Sen. Rand Paul: ‘We need to figure out a way the FBI doesn’t insert itself’ into politics

The House Intelligence Committee has voted to release a classified memo to members of Congress, reportedly containing allegations of the FBI abusing a surveillance program to target a Trump campaign official during the 2016 presidential election. Democrats and some officials are fighting the release of the memo, but the decision to release it is ultimately in the hands of President Trump, and Republicans are calling on him to make it available to the public. The Washington Times has the details: Sen. Rand Paul said Thursday the FBI needs more oversight, and there needs to be some way to keep the agency out of elections. “Maybe we need to be ...