Tax reform: A winning ticket for the American People

Congress is under a major time crunch to introduce a tax reform package before 2018 – that is, if they want to put a major legislative victory under their belts by the end of this year. Under the current tax code, the American people and small businesses are suffering and the economy is stagnant. A…

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Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 9/18/17

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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Tea Party Patriots Statement on Graham-Cassidy

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Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots President and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today regarding the Graham-Cassidy legislation that would repeal portions of ObamaCare. “After surveying our nationwide network of grassroots activists, we learned that the majority of our supporters do not support the Graham-Cassidy bill, and a supermajority still demand that…

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Tea Party Patriots Calls for an End to Judicial Gridlock

Atlanta , GA – Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement urging Senate Republicans to support Sen. Lankford’s proposed reforms that will ensure well-qualified judges will be appointed to the federal bench. “It is unacceptable that Democrats are abusing the rules of the Senate to create gridlock intended to stop President…

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AG Sessions Has Proven to be One of Pres. Trump’s Most Loyal & Effective Cabinet Secretaries

ATLANTA , GA – Tea Party Patriots President and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today following Attorney Jeff Sessions’ press conference announcing an investigation of leaks. “Attorney General Jeff Sessions has proven to be one of President Trump’s most loyal and effective Cabinet secretaries. Today’s announcement of an investigation into damaging leaks…

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Freedom Caucus chairman wants the corporate tax rate to drop down to teens

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House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) wants Congress to pass legislation that would drop the corporate tax rate from the current 35 percent down to the teens. The Hill has the scoop: “I don’t want to nibble around the edges,” Meadows said Wednesday at an event hosted by Americans for Prosperity (AFP), a group…

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Audit: IRS rehired employees formerly involved in agency misconduct

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According to an audit from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, the Internal Revenue Service rehired employees who were involved in misconduct such as falsifying documents or had unauthorized access to taxpayers’ information. The Washington Free Beacon has the story: Considering that identify theft is a major concern, auditors wanted to inspect the agency to…

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