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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