17 results for tag: Jenny Beth Martin


Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 2/19/18

CALENDAR: Both the House and the Senate are out of session this week for the Presidents’ Day holiday. They’ll both return on Monday, February 26. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned to work on Tuesday, and took up and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House passed a Rule governing consideration of several bills in the queue. Then the House passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. Then the House took up and passed H.R. 3978, the TRID Improvement Act, by a vote of 271-145. Next up was H.R. 3299, the Protecting Consumers Access to Credit Act, which passed by a vote of 245-171. On ...

Martin: DOJ under Eric Holder was ‘ethical cesspool’

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to former Attorney General Eric Holder’s assertion the Department of Justice should not have apologized for the Obama-era IRS practice of targeting conservatives for their political views. “Eric Holder, who was held in contempt of Congress while he was attorney general, is a disgrace.  The Obama administration weaponized the IRS to politically persecute American citizens and organizations – including our supporters and our organization -- who disagreed with their policies. Attorney General Jeff Sessions – who has ...

Jenny Beth’s Journal: If Congress seeks to repair Obama’s ‘broken windows’, they must pursue FISA abuse scandal

One of the highest priorities in year 1 of the Trump Administration has been to enforce our laws, after years of ignoring politically inconvenient ones under former President Obama. In her latest column, Jenny Beth sees similarities between the alleged misdeeds of federal law enforcement officials investigating President Trump and the experience of Tea Party Patriots and other conservative groups who were targeted by former President Obama’s IRS for their political beliefs. The Washington Times has the details: It began early, when Mr. Obama ordered his administration to use TARP - meant to bail out financial institutions - to take over GM and ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 1/29/18

CALENDAR: The House will return Monday, and stay through Wednesday. Then House Republicans will go off to their annual retreat. The Senate will return Monday, and stay in session through Thursday. On Tuesday evening at 9 PM EDT, President Trump will deliver his first official State of the Union address. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: At 6:09 PM last Monday evening, the House voted on H.R. 195, the vehicle for the Continuing Resolution that had earlier that day passed the Senate. The CR passed, by a vote of 266-150, and was then sent to the President for his signature. And then they were done. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: It’s going ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 1/22/18

CALENDAR:   The House was set to be on recess this week, but those plans have changed as a result of the ongoing temporary partial government shutdown. The Senate will Monday, and stay in session through Friday.   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 the Rule for consideration of H.R. 3326, the World Bank Accountability Act, and H.R. 2954, the Home Mortgage Disclosure Adjustment Act. Then the House passed H.R. 4258, the Family Self-Sufficiency Act, under Suspension of the Rules. Then the House passed ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 1/15/18

CALENDAR: The House will return Tuesday, and stay in session through Friday. The Senate will also return Tuesday, and stay in session through Friday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back into session on Monday for a quorum call. On Tuesday, the House passed three bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House passed two Rules, and then passed S. 140, to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010. Then the House passed H.R. 4567, the DHS Overseas Personnel Enhancement Act of 2017, under Suspension of the Rules. On Thursday, the House took up S. 139, the FISA Amendments ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 1/8/18

CALENDAR: The House will return Monday, and stay in session through Thursday. The Senate will also return Monday, and stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was not in session last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House will return Monday, with the first vote set for 6:30 PM. On Tuesday, they’re scheduled to try to take up 15 bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House will take up S. 140, to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Waters Rights Quantification Act of 2010. On Thursday, the House will take up S. 139, the FISA Amendments Authorization Act of 2017. And ...

Dear President Trump: We have high hopes for 2018 following a stellar 2017

Tea Party Patriots and our supporters would like to congratulate President Trump on a tremendous first year in office and we are grateful for all that we’ve accomplished together in 2017. As we move into 2018, we wanted to communicate a list of issues that are very important to the tea party movement and ensure that you will have our support if you drive these issues in 2018: End the congressional exemption from ObamaCare Repeal ObamaCare Secure our borders and implement an 'America First' immigration policy Confirm more conservative judges to the federal judiciary A balanced budget amendment Promote term limits for ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 12/18/17

CALENDAR: The House will return Monday, and stay in session through Thursday. The Senate will also return Monday, and stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back into session last Monday evening, and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House took up and passed H.R. 3971, the Community Institution Mortgage Relief Act, by a vote of 294-129. On Wednesday, the House took up and passed H.R. 1638, the Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act, by a vote of 289-135. On Thursday, the House took up and passed H.R. 2396, the Privacy Notification Technical Clarification ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 12/11/17

  CALENDAR: The House will return Monday, and stay in session through Thursday. The Senate will also return Monday, and stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned last Monday evening, and the GOP leadership immediately ran into an unexpected buzz saw, in the form of a rebellion by the House Freedom Caucus against what it anticipated would be a terrible deal on the Continuing Resolution. To make their determination to avoid a year-end spending catastrophe very clear, the members of the House Freedom Caucus threatened to vote against a routine but important procedural motion – the motion to ...