Atlanta, GA — Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement, reacting to Senate Democrats’ decision to block a bill to keep the federal government open.   “When Americans elected Donald Trump president in 2016, they did so in part because of his promises to put America First and to secure our borders.…

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CALENDAR: The House will return Monday, and will stay in session through Thursday. The Senate will also return Monday, and will also stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back last Monday and took up H.R. 3823, the Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act, under…

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  CALENDAR: The House will return today, with the first votes held at 6:30, and will stay in session through Thursday, with the last votes scheduled for 3 PM. The Senate will return today, and is scheduled to stay in session through Friday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess last…

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CALENDAR: The House is in recess this week, and will return on Monday, September 25. They will stay in session through Thursday, September 28. The Senate will return today for a short week, and will stay in session through Wednesday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned on Tuesday and passed a bill…

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  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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By Jenny Beth Martin There is a conservative majority that voted to put Republicans in power. When the act of voting is divorced from the conduct of governing, voters begin to ask, what is the point of voting? These conservative voters gave Republicans control of a unified government – at least in name…but the policies…

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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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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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