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 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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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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Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 8/14/17

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CALENDAR: The House and Senate have both left for their August recess, and will not return until Tuesday, September 5. APPOINTMENTS/CONFIRMATIONS: Now that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has moved over from his position as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, that creates a vacancy in that office. For the first few…

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Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report From Washington for 8/7/17

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CALENDAR: The House and Senate have both left for their August recess, and will not return until Tuesday, September 5. LAST WEEK ON THE SENATE FLOOR: The Senate returned on Monday and voted to invoke cloture on the nomination of Kevin Newsom of Alabama to be a U.S. Circuit Judge for the 11th Circuit. The…

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Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 7/31/17

CALENDAR: The House has left for its August recess, and will not return until Tuesday, September 5. The Senate will return on Monday, with the first vote set for 5:30 PM. The Senate will remain in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned on Monday, and took up H.R. 3180,…

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