48 results for tag: Senate


TPPCF Praises Big Conservative Wins in Senate, Calls for GOP Leadership Change in the House

“We are proud Senate Republicans won a solid victory and will remain in control of the Senate. We will rely on Senate Republicans, along with President Trump, to rein in the extremism we are likely to see in the House. As for the House, we are disappointed in the outcome, but proud of the campaigns our endorsed candidates ran. Republicans lost control of the House because of a lack of leadership – though President Trump worked hard to deliver on the promises he made, the Republican Congress failed to pass crucial legislation to truly repeal ObamaCare, fund the border wall, reform our broken immigration system, and reduce spending. Instead, too ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Thanks Rep. Lou Barletta for Running a Strong Campaign

ATLANTA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund (TPPCF) Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today released the following statement thanking Rep. Lou Barletta for running a strong campaign in Pennsylvania’s race for the U.S. Senate. “Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund thanks Congressman Lou Barletta for running a strong campaign in Pennsylvania’s race for the U.S. Senate. Lou has been one of the leaders in the fight to end illegal immigration, and has been a strong supporter of the President’s legislative agenda. We are grateful for his eight years of service in the House and wish him all the best in the future.” LINK: https://www.teapartypatriots...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 10/15/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate are both in recess, and will not return until November 13. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House is in recess this week. LAST WEEK ON THE SENATE FLOOR: The Senate returned to work on Tuesday, and voted to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendments to S. 3021, the Water Resources Development Act. On Wednesday, the Senate voted in favor of the motion to concur in the House amendments to S. 3021. Later Wednesday, the Democrats forced a roll call vote on a Congressional Review Act resolution that would have ...

Citizens Fund Endorses Leah Vukmir in WI Senate

ATLANTA, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund (TPPCF) Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today released the following statement, announcing that the Super PAC associated with the nation’s largest Tea Party group has endorsed Leah Vukmir for Senate in Wisconsin: “In the contest for the U.S. Senate seat in Wisconsin, there’s a clear conservative choice – Leah Vukmir. “President Trump endorsed Leah because he knows she’ll fight to enact his legislative agenda – strong support for the Second Amendment, stronger border security and an end to illegal immigration, lower taxes and less regulation, and full repeal of ObamaCare. “Leah ...

Mitchell: A reasonable prosecutor would not bring this case before the Committee

After hearing from both Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, Senate Democrats continued to find ways to obstruct the confirmation process. In order to secure the floor votes needed for Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court, GOP leadership once again caved to the demands of Senate Democrats by accepting an FBI probe. The prosecutor questioning both Ford and Kavanaugh, Rachel Mitchell, released a memo on Sunday explaining her own independent assessment based on her nearly 25 years of experience and review of the limited evidence presented. View Mitchell’s full assessment here. In a nutshell, according to Mitchell, the ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 9/24/18

CALENDAR: The House will return on Tuesday, and stay in session through Friday. The Senate will return on Monday and stay in session through Thursday or possibly Friday, depending on what happens with the spending bill.   LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess last week.   THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House will return to work on Tuesday, with first votes scheduled for 6:30 PM. At that time, the House is scheduled to consider no fewer than 38 different bills under Suspension of the Rules, including S. 2554, the Patient Right To Know Drug Prices Act, which passed the Senate last week. On Wednesday, ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund calls for the Senate Judiciary Committee to move forward with the confirmation process

Atlanta, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement reacting to back and forth negotiations between Professor Ford's lawyers and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Grassley on timing of testimony before scheduled vote to advance Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court: "Chairman Grassley has been more than patient and accommodating to Professor Ford and it’s time to bring this circus to a close. Her lawyers continue to contradict themselves as part of the Democrats’ game of delay, delay, delay and enough is enough. Her lawyers stated last Monday morning she was ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 8/20/18

CALENDAR: The House is in recess. The Senate will return on Monday, with the first vote set for 5:30 PM. The House will return on Tuesday, September 4. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was out of session last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House is in recess this week. LAST WEEK ON THE SENATE FLOOR: The Senate came back to work on Wednesday, and moved to invoke cloture on the nomination of A. Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr. to be a U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. The vote to invoke cloture was 61-28. On Thursday, the Senate voted by 62-28 to confirm Quattlebaum to that position. Then the ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Supports Chairman Grassley in Setting Confirmation Dates for Judge Brett Kavanaugh

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin, responding to the Judiciary Committee’s announcement of the confirmation hearings dates for Judge Brett Kavanaugh and supporting Chairman Grassley in moving the confirmation process forward. “Today Senator Chuck Grassley has kept a promise to the American people by setting timely dates for the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh.  We fully support Chairman Grassley’s decision to advance the process of confirming this very qualified nominee. Liberal Democrats don’t need more time to review Judge Kavanaugh’s record, they just ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 8/6/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate are both in recess. The Senate will return on Wednesday, August 15, but the House will not return until Tuesday, September 4.   LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was out of session last week.   THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House is in recess this week.   LAST WEEK ON THE SENATE FLOOR:  The Senate returned to work last Monday and voted to invoke cloture on the nomination of Britt Cagle Grant to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit. The cloture motion passed by a vote of 52-44. On Tuesday, the Senate voted to pass a Motion to Concur in the House Amendm...