22 results for tag: Tea Party


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 visit South Bend office of Senator Joe Donnelly

Local leader Kathy Maloney and other representatives of the St. Joe County Tea Party Patriots visited the offices of Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) on August 16, 2018 regarding the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. The purpose of their visit was to thank Senator Donnelly for his willingness to meet with Judge Kavanaugh (unlike many of his fellow Senate Democrats), and to make sure that he knows that Indianans want him to vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh. Two other local groups participated, and after the office visit, the group held a pro-Kavanaugh sign-waving rally. This is where the power of the tea party has always come from – ...

IRS paid the price for tea party group targeting

A couple of weeks ago, a judge approved a $3.5 million settlement to tea party groups from the IRS after proving illegal and unwarranted targeting from the agency for political purposes. The decision for the IRS to settle shows that there's a price to be paid for targeting groups based on their viewpoints.  Fox News has the details: "It shows that when a government agency desires to target citizens based on their viewpoints, a price will be paid," said Edward Greim, a lawyer who led the class-action case in federal court in Cincinnati, according to the Washington Times. The tea party groups received a "sincere apology" from the IRS, and ...

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 ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 6/11/18

CALENDAR: The calendar is the same as last week – the Senate returns on Monday, and the House returns on Tuesday. The Senate will likely finish its work on Thursday, because that’s still a full workweek in the Senate, and the House is scheduled to stay in session through Friday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned to work on Tuesday, and took up and passed three bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House took up and passed H.R. 8, the Water Resources Development Act. Then the House took up and passed a motion to concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 3249, the Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program ...

Citizens Fund Endorses Jody Hice in GA-10

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 Jody Hice for Congress in Georgia’s 10th congressional district. “For conservatives in Georgia’s 10th congressional district, the choice is clear – Jody Hice for Congress. “Since coming to Congress after the 2014 elections, Jody has been a strong constitutional conservative. He became a member of the House Freedom Caucus, and, after the 2016 elections, joined its board. He has regularly fought to live up to the ...

Citizens Fund Endorses Russ Fulcher in ID-01

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 Russ Fulcher for Congress in Idaho’s 1st congressional district. “For conservatives in Idaho’s 1st congressional district, the choice is clear – Russ Fulcher for Congress. “As a leader with experience at the state legislative level, Russ already has a strong understanding of what’s wrong with Washington – as he told us when we interviewed him, roughly 75-80 percent of his activity in the state legislature over ...

Citizens Fund Endorses Jim Jordan in OH-04

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 Jim Jordan for Congress in Ohio’s 4th congressional district. “Conservatives in Ohio and around the country need no introduction to Congressman Jim Jordan. He’s been a stalwart champion for conservative values ever since he first arrived in Congress. “Whether the issue is taxation, or spending, or ObamaCare, or working to ensure that the rule of law is applied equally and fairly to everyone across the board, Jim Jordan ...

Citizens Fund Endorses Alex Mooney in WV-02

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 Alex Mooney for reelection to Congress in West Virginia’s 2nd congressional district. “Congressman Alex Mooney has lived up to his promises. Since coming to Congress, he’s fought to repeal ObamaCare, cut taxes to generate the kind of economic growth that creates new and better-paying jobs, and shrink the size of the federal government. “He’s shown he’s determined to secure the border, wants to build President ...