41 results for tag: Press Release


Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Applauds EPA Administrator Pruitt for Bringing Accountability and Sensibility to “Once Politically-Driven Agency”

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt newly released guidelines pertaining to the use of scientific findings in the rulemaking process at EPA. “Today’s announcement by EPA Administrator Pruitt is long overdue. The EPA must have transparency and use peer-reviewed, objective science when crafting environmental policies that impact the lives of millions of Americans. The critics of this plan obviously have something to hide, which gives even more credibility to Administrator Pruitt’s effort to ensure that moving forward, EPA’s ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Applauds OMB-Treasury Agreement Regarding Review of Tax Regulations

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to reports that OMB and Treasury reached an agreement for OMB to review all proposed tax regulations from Treasury and the IRS. Chairman Martin called on the White House to ensure OMB review of Treasury and IRS tax regulations in a column for The Hill back in January of this year. “We applaud President Trump and OMB Director Mick Mulvaney for restoring regulatory oversight for tax rules coming from the Treasury Department and the IRS. For more than three decades, the IRS has evaded the kind of standard oversight of its ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Statement on the Schumer Shutdown

Atlanta, GA -- Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement, reacting to Senate Democrats' decision to block a bill to keep the federal government open.   “When Americans elected Donald Trump president in 2016, they did so in part because of his promises to put America First and to secure our borders. But now Senate Democrats have decided to ignore the will of the American people to force a Schumer Shutdown over their insistence on granting amnesty to illegal immigrants. Democrats would be wise to allow the government to open and save the amnesty demands for a debate over immigration and border ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Appreciate President Trump Setting Final Deadline to Decide on Iran Nuclear Deal

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to President Trump setting a final deadline to decide on the Iran Nuclear Deal. “We appreciate the President setting a final deadline and we hope by May the United States will be done with this unacceptable deal. The President came to our rally on Capitol Hill over two years ago as a candidate, and at that rally – which included tens of thousands of our supporters – he condemned the deal as ‘incompetent.’ Now we know how right he was, and it's even worse than we thought. The Justice Department is now investigating ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Calls on Senate to Swiftly Vote on Kyle Duncan’s Nomination to Fifth Circuit

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today supporting Kyle Duncan’s nomination to serve on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. “Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund and our network of grassroots activists thank President Trump for nominating Kyle Duncan to serve on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in his native Louisiana. Mr. Duncan has a distinguished legal resume, serving the state of Louisiana as solicitor general and standing up for Americans’ First Amendment rights at the Supreme Court during the Hobby Lobby case. We call on the Senate to swiftly move Kyle Duncan’s ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Applaud New GIG Act to be Considered in Tax Bill Markup

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement on the New GIG Act that is under consideration to be added to the House tax reform legislation: “Tax laws not only need to be reformed but they need to be updated to reflect today’s economy.  More and more people are working multiple jobs as contractors because it fits their schedule, lifestyle and financial needs. They can spend their mornings doing graphics or web site design while driving for Uber or Lyft the rest of the day, and perhaps even do a third job in the evening. The reform proposed by Senator Thune and Congressman Rice ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Reacts to Tax Relief Plan Released Today

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to the tax plan released by the House Ways and Means Committee. “Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund and our network of grassroots activists thank President Trump for recognizing the importance of reforming our tax code to provide desperately needed tax relief for American families, make our businesses more competitive, strengthen our economy and simplify our needlessly complex tax code. Today, House Republicans have released a bill that aims to fundamentally reform our tax code in order to reach the goal of a simpler, flatter ...

Tea Party Patriots Applaud President Trump’s Comprehensive Iran Strategy

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today after President Trump’s speech laying out his comprehensive Iran strategy. “Tea Party Patriots and our supporters across the country applaud President Trump’s comprehensive Iran strategy laid out in his speech today, and for bucking the DC Establishment and keeping his promise to decertify the terrible nuclear deal with Iran. We were proud to stand in front of the U.S. Capitol, with thousands of grassroots activists in 2015, and with then-candidate Donald Trump, to call on Congress to oppose this terrible deal with Iran that endangers our ...

Conservative leaders to McConnell: It’s time for you to go

Dear Senator McConnell, 2017 has been a disappointing year for the millions of Americans who fully expected, and had every right to expect real change in Washington. Republicans were given full control of the federal government. They – you – have done nothing. Worse, it is painfully clear that you intend to do nothing because, as is most apparent, you had no intention of honoring your solemn commitments to the American people. You were not going to “drain the swamp.” You are the swamp. You and the rest of your leadership team were given the majority because you pledged to stop the steady flow of illegal immigration. You’ve done nothing. ...

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 will quit before voting on a plan to repeal even SOME portions of ObamaCare is just the latest in a string of failures. When ObamaCare was enacted in 2010, Republicans on both sides of Capitol Hill vowed to repeal every word of President Obama’s ...