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What to expect from President Trump’s ‘State of the Union’ address

President Trump will give his first ‘State of the Union’ address tonight, touting the GOP’s accomplishments and how Trump’s policies are building a safe, strong and proud America. We expect Trump’s speech will resonate with our tea party values and will give the American people hope in the new year. The president is likely to discuss five key issues and how the administration plans to handle these issues: 1. Jobs and the Economy President Trump is expected to talk about newly passed tax reform and the benefits it already has and will continue to have on Americans and American businesses. Trump will also talk about the administration’s ...

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 ...

Starbucks expands jobs, benefits and raises thanks to tax reform

Starbucks announced Wednesday that they will create 8,000 new jobs and 500 manufacturing positions along with spending $250 million on pay increases, new jobs, employee benefits and stock options for their partners at the company’s stores. The coffee giant cites the “recent changes in the U.S. tax law” for its decision. The Washington Examiner has the details: Starbucks announced Wednesday it will spend $250 million on pay increases, new jobs, and stock options for its 150,000 partners at the company's stores, plants, and support centers starting Jan. 1. The coffee mogul cited "recent changes in the U.S. tax law" for its decision to boost ...

Jenny Beth’s Journal: President Trump can set the IRS straight without Congress

Since 1983, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has evaded regulatory oversight imposed on every other executive branch department and agency without the awareness of the American people. They have done it while refusing to acknowledge the impact that they have on every single taxpayer in the nation. The IRS must be held to a higher standard and President Trump can change this —  with or without Congress. The Hill has the details: In a virtual case study of the law of unintended consequences — the one law Congress cannot repeal — James Valvo’s research documents show, over time, the IRS has amassed unto itself more and more power to ...

Manufacturers agree with President Trump: Tax reform is “rocket fuel” for the economy

President Trump’s historic tax plan has provided manufacturers with the ability to hire more workers and put more money back into the pockets of manufacturing workers. Real Clear Politics has the details: In the NAM’s latest quarterly Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey of our members, most respondents felt confident that tax reform would grow their businesses and help their workers. Sixty-three percent said comprehensive business tax reform would encourage their companies to spend more on their facilities and equipment, and 58 percent said they would expand their businesses. In addition, 54 percent said they would hire more workers, and ...

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 ...

Tea Party Patriots’ Top 5 Victories in 2017

As 2017 wraps up, we at Tea Party Patriots would like to take a moment to recognize some of the many victories since the new and improved administration took over. After eight years under the disastrous, over-taxing and over-regulating Obama administration, Americans can finally find some relief. Here are five Tea Party Patriots achievements that are worth a champaign toast: 1.Tax reform passes It was a long and exhaustive journey to tax relief and Americans finally got what they needed in the last month of 2017. Both chambers passed a comprehensive tax bill that includes a repeal of Obamacare’s individual mandate. Once signed into law, it will ...

Key changes in the tax reform conference report

Senate Finance and House Ways and Means staffers worked through the weekend last weekend to produce draft discussion documents. By the time the conference met officially on Wednesday at 2 PM, the negotiators had already wrapped up their agreement. For the most part, the conference report measure looks like the Senate bill. That’s not surprising, given that there’s less room for error in passing the final bill through the Senate – the more the conference report looks like the bill that passed the Senate, the better its chances of passage in the upper chamber. That’s not to say there were no changes from the Senate bill. There were. The ...

Senate Democrats continue to delay nominee votes

During the Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George H.W. Bush administrations, the Senate had confirmed almost two-thirds of their nominees. This Senate, however, hasn’t confirmed even half of President Trump’s qualified nominees. Senate Democrats have been abusing its antiquated Senate rules to cause gridlock and delay President Trump’s nominations. Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund needs your help to stop this abuse and make sure the following well-qualified nominees receive a vote: Pat Pizzella for Deputy Secretary of Labor Russ Vought for Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Jim Bridenstine ...

President Donald J. Trump: ‘Era of economic surrender is over’

President Donald J. Trump, since assuming office nine months ago, has removed job-killing regulations, and challenged lopsided international deals that suffocated the American economy. Optimism is returning but our economy can’t be fully unleashed unless we transform our burdensome tax code. President Trump has proposed a framework that will not only end America’s economic suffering but, under the new reforms, will create an economic situation favorable for job creation and allow families incomes to rise. In an op-ed for USA Today, President Trump laid out his vision for tax reform: American families should not have to send more money to the ...