27 results for tag: Senate


Jenny Beth Martin: “In West Virginia, Patrick Morrisey is the clear conservative choice for the United States Senate”

Patrick Morrisey is a strong constitutional conservative who wants to dismantle big government and with so many politicians in Washington stuck in the swamp, the Senate could use a man like Patrick. He doesn’t just talk the talk, he walks the walk and it’s no surprise that the Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund has endorsed him in the West Virginia Senate Republican Primary. Breitbart has the details: “In West Virginia, Patrick Morrisey is the clear conservative choice for the United States Senate,” Martin said. The Tea Party Patriots president continued: On the issues, Patrick is a strong constitutional conservative. He wants to ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 4/16/18

CALENDAR: Both the House and the Senate will return Monday and stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work last Tuesday, and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House passed two bills – H.R. 4061, the Financial Stability Oversight Council Improvement Act, by a vote of 297-121; and H.R. 4293, the Stress Test Improvement Act, by a vote of 245-174. On Thursday, the House took up H.J.Res. 2, proposing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. It failed, by a vote of 233-184 – remember, constitutional amendments require a two-thirds ...

Democratic obstruction is a petty and impractical move

Ever since Donald Trump took office, he has faced many challenges including Democratic obstruction of nominations. While former presidents have had nearly two-thirds of their nominees confirmed in the first year, President Trump had only 300 out of the 502 nominees confirmed. The nominees waiting to be confirmed are victims of liberal senators who have used Senate rules to create gridlock and bottleneck the process. Why? Qualifications and years of experience do not seem to be the issues that these nominees are running into. It seems to be a partisan attack and an abuse of power from Senate Democrats. The Hill has the story: Such obstructionism ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Congratulates Ted Cruz on Winning Republican Nomination for Texas Senate

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement congratulating Senator Ted Cruz on securing the Republican nomination for Texas Senate. “Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund congratulates Senator Ted Cruz on his primary victory in Texas for US Senate. Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund has proudly supported Ted because he shares our vision of more personal and economic freedom, and a debt-free future for all Americans. Alongside Ted, we fought to prevent the implementation of Obamacare and to repeal it, lower taxes to generate more economic growth, reduce government spending and debt, oppose ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 3/5/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate will both return on Monday, and both will stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work last Monday, and took up and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House passed two bills – H.R. 4296, to place requirements on operational risk capital requirements for banking organizations established by an appropriate Federal banking agency, and H.R. 1865, the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act. Then the House broke for the week, so that the late Rev. Billy Graham could lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda. THIS ...

Citizens Fund Endorses Ted Cruz for Senate in Texas

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 Ted Cruz for U.S. Senate. “Even before he won a contested primary in his first run for the U.S. Senate in 2012 – by defeating the Establishment GOP’s chosen candidate – Ted Cruz was fighting for personal freedom, economic freedom, and a debt-free future. Since taking his seat in 2013, he has continued to stand strong in defense of those principles, even when that required him to stand up to the party bosses. “Senator ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 2/26/18

CALENDAR: Both the House and the Senate will return from their Presidents’ Day recess today. The House will be in session through tomorrow, but the Senate will stay in session until Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House will return today, with the first vote set for 6:30 PM. At that time, the House will try to consider seven bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House will consider another bill under Suspension of the Rules, and then will consider two other bills – H.R. 4296, to place requirements on operational risk capital requirements ...

Jenny Beth’s Journal: “Why is the Senate putting the cart before the horse” on illegal immigration

The Senate has spent most of the week considering the “best” possible plan for the “Dreamers” and how to protect them from deportation. What our lawmakers should be focused on is policy that actually secures our borders and protects the American people. The Hill has Jenny Beth’s commentary: Consider that virtually every proposal under consideration begins with the premise that this particular group of illegal immigrants — the “Dreamers,” illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children — must be shielded from deportation. They did not come here illegally of their own free will. They were brought here as children. It ...

Senate to Vote on Immigration Proposals that Break Pres. Trump’s Promises

By Chris Chmielenski, NumbersUSA   Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has promised a "fair" debate that allows both Republicans and Democrats to offer amendments, requiring 60 votes for approval, to a base bill that would grant permanent legal status and work permits to at least 700,000 young-adult illegal aliens. A number of proposals have already been offered (you can see a full list below), but none of these proposals, including the White House proposal, would keep Pres. Trump's promise to immediately end Chain Migration and the Visa Lottery, secure the border, and make it easier to deport criminal aliens. Possible Senate ...

Quin Hillyer: The Senate budget deal is overwhelmingly irresponsible

The Senate budget deal worked out on Wednesday should be vetoed by President Trump immediately – if it passes Congress, that is. The agreement would bust budget caps for military spending and it would create an explosion in domestic discretionary spending that is unaffordable to a nation already suffering from years of massive deficit spending. The Washington Examiner has conservative columnist Quin Hillyer's take on the so-called deal: A nation already reeling from years of massive deficit spending, including a demonic $666 billion deficit in the most recently completed fiscal year, cannot afford this new profligacy. The new spending will ...