22 results for tag: Tea Party


Citizens Fund Endorses Warren Davidson in OH-08

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 Warren Davidson for Congress in Ohio’s 8th congressional district. “Since being elected to Congress in 2016, Warren Davidson has kept his promises. “Warren has fought to repeal ObamaCare, cut taxes to create economic growth and the better-paying jobs that go with it, and get federal spending under control. Despite pressure from the so-called ‘leadership,’ he showed the courage to stand up for his constituents and ...

Citizens Fund Endorses Thomas Massie in KY-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 Thomas Massie for reelection to Congress in Kentucky’s 4th congressional district. “When it comes to standing up for conservative principles and refusing to back down, even under heavy pressure from the so-called ‘leadership,’ conservatives in Kentucky and around the country know they have a champion in Congressman Thomas Massie. “As an inventor and entrepreneur, Thomas knows first-hand how government’s heavy hand ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Congratulates Ted Budd for His Victory in NC-13

ATLANTA, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund (TPPCF) Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today released the following statement, congratulating Ted Budd on his primary victory in the race for North Carolina’s 13thcongressional district:   “In North Carolina’s 13th congressional district, the choice for conservatives was clear. Our supporters were happy to have a candidate who scored a strong 94 percent on the Conservative Review scorecard and is an strong defender of the Second Amendment. We were proud to endorse Ted and we look forward to seeing him in Congress.” ###

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 Thanks Mary Taylor for Her Strong Campaign in GOP Primary for Ohio Governor

Atlanta, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund (TPPCF) Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today released the following statement thanking Mary Taylor for running a strong campaign in the GOP Primary for Ohio Governor.   “Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund thanks Mary Taylor for running a strong campaign in the GOP primary race for Governor of Ohio. Our supporters urged us to back Mary because she is a leading conservative who opposes amnesty, has responsible fiscal policies, and has always had an A rating from the NRA. We wish Mary all the best and thank her for giving The Buckeye State a conservative choice.”   ###

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 4/30/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate are both in recess this week. Both House and Senate will return to work on Monday, May 7. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work on Tuesday and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House took up and passed both H.R. 3144, to provide for operations of the Federal Columbia River Power Plant System, and H.R. 5447, the Music Modernization Act. On Thursday and Friday, the House considered H.R. 4, the FAA Reauthorization Act. On Friday, the House passed the bill by a vote of 393-13. Later on Friday, the House considered H.Res. 856, a motion to establish a Select ...

Tea Party Patriots: The Non-Conforming Underdogs

By Keli Carender, the National Association of Scholars   The tea party movement began nine years ago, and how things have changed! One of the biggest changes is that the mainstream media and left-wing activists once again consider dissent to be patriotic. For eight years, criticizing our government with facts, numbers, philosophical arguments, and reasonable disagreement was labeled as racist, uneducated, bigoted, treasonous, and hateful. Back in 2009, a group of Americans from around the country began working together to “resist” the breakneck speed at which progressive activists inside and outside the White House were implementing ...

Nearly ten years of tea party activism!

On February 27, 2009, the first national tea party protest started with thousands of activists in 40 different cities demanding personal freedom, economic freedom and a debt-free future. The tea party movement rose after former presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama backed federal bailouts for corporations who gambled and lost during the crash of 2008. The bipartisan plans to bail out certain companies at the height of the financial crisis energized civically-minded and patriotic Americans. These Americans united and demanded that Washington, DC stop using taxpayer dollars to fund endless bailouts. One American, in particular, was journalist ...

Jenny Beth’s Journal: Congress Should include “New GIG Act in Tax Reform to Help Workers in Sharing Economy

In a new column for The Hill, Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin calls on members of the House Ways and Means Committee, who are currently making changes to a large tax reform package, to include an amendment supported by Rep. Tom Rice of South Carolina that “seeks to clarify the classification of workers in the new sharing, or “gig,” economy. According to a recent study out of Harvard University, more than 24 million Americans are currently making a living in the “gig” economy and many face tax hassles because the current tax code was written before the sharing economy began. Jenny Beth writes in the Hill: Their ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Applaud New GIG Act to be Considered in Tax Bill Markup

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement on the New GIG Act that is under consideration to be added to the House tax reform legislation: “Tax laws not only need to be reformed but they need to be updated to reflect today’s economy.  More and more people are working multiple jobs as contractors because it fits their schedule, lifestyle and financial needs. They can spend their mornings doing graphics or web site design while driving for Uber or Lyft the rest of the day, and perhaps even do a third job in the evening. The reform proposed by Senator Thune and Congressman Rice would ...