40 results for tag: Senate


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...

Jenny Beth Martin: No more August recess is a ‘step in the right direction’

On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell canceled the Senate’s month long “vacation” due to its historic obstruction of President Trump’s nominees and failure to pass appropriation bills. Forcing the Senate to remain in session during August recess, is clearly a step in the right direction and after all, is it too much to ask that Congress to work five days a week as most hard-working Americans do? PoliZette has the details: “Due to the historic obstruction by Senate Democrats of the president’s nominees, and the goal of passing appropriations bills prior to the end of the fiscal year, the August recess has been canceled,” ...

Canceling Part of the August Recess a Good Step in the Right Direction, More Needed

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took a step towards making Congress work by cancelling part of the August recess this week. This is an effort to keep Congress working until appropriations bills pass before the end of the fiscal year and to confirm President Trump’s long list of nominees. But Senators must stay in Washington more than 2 or 3 days each week in order to fight and overcome historic Democrat obstruction. “We cannot continue to allow Congress to wait until our government is nearing another shutdown to present a 2,000 page bill and then give lawmakers a ‘choice’ of shutting down the government or passing a bill no one has ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Thanks Sen. McConnell for “Step in the Right Direction,” Calls on Him to Keep Senate in DC this Weekend

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s announcement he is canceling part of the August recess. “Thank you, Senator McConnell—your decision to cancel most of the August recess is a step in the right direction. We cannot continue to allow Congress to wait until our government is nearing another shutdown to present a 2,000 page bill and then give lawmakers a ‘choice' of shutting down the government or passing a bill no one has read. That pattern has only led to irresponsible lawmaking—passing $2 trillion bills ...

Citizens Fund Endorses Matt Rosendale for U.S. Senate in Montana

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 Matt Rosendale for U.S. Senate in Montana: “Matt Rosendale is the conservative choice for the U.S. Senate seat in Montana. “Matt is a strong constitutional conservative. He is determined to stop spending money we don’t have, and to reduce the size and scope of government. He supports the Penny Plan – a budget framework that spends just one penny less of every federal dollar spent the previous year as a means to ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Congratulates Patrick Morrisey on his Primary Victory for U.S. Senate

Atlanta, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund (TPPCF) Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today released the following statement congratulating Patrick Morrisey on his victory in the West Virginia Republican Primary for U.S. Senate.   “Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund congratulates Patrick Morrisey on his victory in the West Virginia Republican Primary for U.S. Senate. Our supporters urged us to back Patrick because he has proven himself to be a strong constitutional conservative with the fortitude and conviction necessary to dismantle Big Government without getting stuck in the Washington swamp. We are proud to have endorsed Patrick, and urge The ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Congratulates Mike Braun for his Primary Victory for U.S. Senate

ATLANTA, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund (TPPCF) Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today released the following statement, congratulating Mike Braun on his primary victory for U.S. Senate in Indiana.   “Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund congratulates Mike Braun on his victory in the Indiana Republican Primary for U.S. Senate. Our supporters were proud to endorse Mike, because he is a strong supporter of the Penny Plan, term limits, repealing Obamacare, and breaking the link between federal funding and Common Core. Mike Braun is exactly the kind of outsider we need in the U.S. Senate to stand for conservative values.”   ###

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 5/7/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate both return to work on Monday, and will likely both finish their work on Thursday. Because, you know, McConnell and Ryan. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House will return Monday, with first votes set for 6:30 PM. At that time, the House will attempt to take up seven bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House will attempt to take up another nine bills under Suspension of the Rules. Then they’ll take up a Congressional Review Act Resolution of Disapproval, S.J.Res. 57, to overturn the rule submitted by the Bureau of ...

Citizens Fund Endorses Mike Braun for Senate in Indiana

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 Mike Braun for U.S. Senate in Indiana. “Indiana conservatives have a clear choice in the race for the U.S. Senate – Mike Braun. “Mike has built and grown a successful business, and knows how to make the hard choices necessary to balance a budget. He’s a strong supporter of the Penny Plan – a budget construct that spends just one penny less out of every dollar spent by the federal government, as a means to balance the ...