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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 ...

Jenny Beth’s Journal: Kavanaugh fight ignites newfound Tea Party principles in GOP Establishment

The Kavanaugh confirmation process has turned into such a circus that the GOP establishment – the Republicans who are mixed up with the Democrats in Washington’s messy swamp – are even standing with conservatives and the Tea Party to defend Kavanaugh. The Hill has Jenny Beth’s commentary: By coincidence, it was just 10 years ago that the House of Representatives defeated the first attempt by the bipartisan political elites of Washington to take hundreds of billions of dollars collected from hardworking everyday Americans and bail out massive Wall Street banks. That action by our government officials in a Democratic controlled Congress ...

Hillary Clinton is the pot calling the kettle black

Hillary Clinton slams the use of “secret money” in politics and places blame on Republicans donors and – of course—President Trump. “We need to overturn Citizens United and get secret money out of our politics,” Clinton wrote after her essay “American Democracy Is in Crisis” published over the weekend. Funny, wasn’t her own political group using secret money to fund its opposition to Trump? The Daily Caller has the story: Clinton’s attack on “secret money” in politics comes as her own political group, Onward Together, uses secret money to fund its opposition to Trump. (RELATED: Clinton’s New Political Group Hides Donors ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 9/17/18

CALENDAR: The House is in recess this week, and will return on Tuesday, September 25. The Senate will return on Monday, work Monday and part of Tuesday, take Tuesday evening and Wednesday off for Yom Kippur, and then return for Thursday and Friday, according to the Senate’s official schedule.   LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work on Wednesday afternoon and passed three bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Thursday, the House passed the Rule that would govern debate on H.R. 3798, the Save American Workers Act of 2017, and the conference report to accompany H.R. 5895, making appropriations for energy and ...

Debunked: Being in the country illegally is NOT a victimless crime

In a recent study, the Immigration Reform Law Institute said that from 2012 to 2016 there were 39 million Social Security thefts by illegal immigrants. The main victims of the theft: young children who will grow up and apply for student loans one day and realize their credit has been compromised with mortgages, criminal records and credit cards. The Washington Examiner has the details: Nearly 40 million Social Security numbers have been stolen and used by illegal immigrants and others to get work, according to agency records obtained by an immigration reform group. The Immigration Reform Law Institute said that from 2012 to 2016 there were ...

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 ...

‘Sanctuary cities’ strike again! This time giving a ‘free pass’ to a child rapist

Local Philadelphia political leaders are under fire this week for a string of crimes committed by immigrants that the city released in defiance of ICE requests. One crime in particular, was of child rapist Juan Ramon Vasquez, who just pleaded guilty to illegal re-entry. Fox News had the inside scoop: The illegal immigrant from Honduras previously was in Philadelphia custody on local charges back in 2014. But when those charges were dropped a year later, city officials ignored an ICE detainer. Vasquez was later arrested and convicted for raping a child and unlawful sexual contact with a minor. He is now serving between eight and 20 years in ...

Tea Party Patriots Supporters Overwhelmingly Want Jim Jordan for Speaker of the House

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Action Honorary Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today released the following statement supporting U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan’s bid for the House Speakership: “Since the birth of the Tea Party movement, our supporters have consistently demanded two things – that our political leaders keep their promises, and that they act in Washington the way they act back home, when they’re running for reelection. Jim Jordan is one such leader. Over a dozen years in Congress, he has shown that what you see is what you get, that he is the same man in Washington that he is back home. He has demonstrated he has the courage and the ...

The labor force has even more room to grow

President Trump has kept many campaign promises, including creating a better environment for job creation. The economy is booming and unemployment rates are dropping. Americans are becoming more confident in the growing Trump economy. The Washington Examiner has the details: Thousands of additional workers could be brought off the sidelines and into the labor force, the Federal Reserve said Friday, potentially bringing the labor market into a state of health it hasn’t enjoyed since the late 1990s. … Chairman Jerome Powell, who is scheduled to testify on the report next week, has maintained that the economic recovery could extend further ...

New hires at the highest level in 17 years

The economy is booming and the number of hires has officially hit the highest level in 17 years. Most surprising, 3.6 million people quit their jobs in May. The high number of quitters is an indication that Americans have recognized the booming economy and feel confident in making a job move. The Washington Examiner has the details: The total number of hires rose to 5.75 million in May, the agency reported, the most since January of 2001 at the height of the dotcom bubble. Meanwhile, job vacancies remained near record-high levels at 6.6 million. For the second month in a row, there were more job openings than unemployed workers, a situation ...