Tea Party Patriots Reacts to Senate Republicans Quitting on Partial ObamaCare Repeal Before Vote

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement reacting to today’s announcement that Republican Senators will quit before voting on a plan to repeal some portions of ObamaCare. “Promise made, promise broken. Once again, Senate Republican ‘leadership’ has demonstrated that its promises are meaningless. Today’s announcement that Republican Senators…

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Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 9/25/17

  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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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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Former Sen. Rick Santorum: Repeal bill gets rid of Obamacare inequities

Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) joined Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin Wednesday to discuss Obamacare-repeal legislation that would shift health-insurance funding from a federal level to a more local level via block grants to the states that governors would then have to administer. “What does this bill do? No. 1: It cuts taxes.…

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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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