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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 ...

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 ...

Senator Ted Cruz: Congress, it’s time to keep your promise to repeal and replace ObamaCare

Republicans in Congress failed last year to repeal and replace ObamaCare and millions of Americans are suffering under skyrocketing premiums and health insurance costs. Senator Ted Cruz wants to kickstart a bill that starts small and builds up allowing the American people to break free from overbearing premiums. The Daily Signal has the details: Cruz is committed to the issue because he thinks the Republican Party needs to use the repeal-and-replace bill as a “last reconciliation” before the midterm elections in November. Cruz aims to get a bill passed with just 51 votes, getting around a Democratic filibuster. Getting rid of Obamacare’s ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 1/29/18

CALENDAR: The House will return Monday, and stay through Wednesday. Then House Republicans will go off to their annual retreat. The Senate will return Monday, and stay in session through Thursday. On Tuesday evening at 9 PM EDT, President Trump will deliver his first official State of the Union address. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: At 6:09 PM last Monday evening, the House voted on H.R. 195, the vehicle for the Continuing Resolution that had earlier that day passed the Senate. The CR passed, by a vote of 266-150, and was then sent to the President for his signature. And then they were done. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: It’s going ...

Insolvent ObamaCare co-op executives paid six-figure salaries while Americans suffer under ObamaCare

Nearly a dozen executives at New Mexico Health Connections, an ObamaCare co-op, made six-figure salaries in 2017. Some executives received close to $450,000, which seemed to be funded by more than $77.3 million in federal government loans. In the meantime, hard-working Americans paid while suffered under high premiums, deductibles and penalties. The Washington Free Beacon has the details:  A dozen executives at New Mexico Health Connections, an Obamacare co-op, received six-figure salaries totaling as much as $450,000, the World Tribune reported. Tax filings show that the co-op's CEO Dr. Martin Hickey earned $450,000 and the chief medical ...

Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director: California has “disturbingly” placed “politics over public safety”

As of Monday, an immigration law took effect in California, making it a sanctuary state and persistent opponent of President Trump’s immigration agenda. California has deliberately obstructed our country’s immigration laws and is jeopardizing the safety of Americans by passing a controversial law. The Daily Signal has the details: Under Brown’s leadership, California has become the leading opponent of President Donald Trump’s immigration agenda over the past year. In addition to SB 54, the state has enacted a slate of laws aimed at protecting illegal immigrants and their children from the administration’s tougher enforcement of immigra...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 11/13/17

CALENDAR: The House will return Monday, with first votes set for 6:30 PM. The House is scheduled to hold its last vote no later than 3 PM Thursday. The Senate also returns on Monday, with the first vote set for 5:30 PM. The Senate 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, they took up and passed H.R. 3441, the Save Local Business Act. The bill passed by a vote of 242-181. Then they passed H.R. 3911, the Risk-Based Credit Examination Act, under Suspension of the Rules, by a vote of 389-32. On Wednesday, ...

President Donald J. Trump: ‘Era of economic surrender is over’

President Donald J. Trump, since assuming office nine months ago, has removed job-killing regulations, and challenged lopsided international deals that suffocated the American economy. Optimism is returning but our economy can’t be fully unleashed unless we transform our burdensome tax code. President Trump has proposed a framework that will not only end America’s economic suffering but, under the new reforms, will create an economic situation favorable for job creation and allow families incomes to rise. In an op-ed for USA Today, President Trump laid out his vision for tax reform: American families should not have to send more money to the ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 10/23/17

CALENDAR: The House will return Monday, with first votes set for 6:30 PM. The House is scheduled to hold its last vote no later than 3 PM Thursday. The Senate also returns on Monday, with the first vote set for 5:30 PM. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House will return Monday, and is scheduled to take up six bills on the Suspension Calendar. On Tuesday, the House is scheduled to take up three more bills under Suspension of the Rules. The House will also take up H.R. 732, the Stop Settlement Slush Fund Act of 2017. This is a very important piece of legislation. The bill would ...

Tea Party Patriots Applaud President Trump for Taking Action to Provide Relief From ObamaCare

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, applauding President Trump for taking action to provide Americans relief from the burdens of ObamaCare. “Tea Party Patriots applauds President Trump for taking action to give American families relief from ObamaCare at a time when Senator McConnell and other so-called ‘leaders’ in his party have utterly failed to keep their biggest promise to the American people. We continue to believe that every single word of ObamaCare must be repealed and we appreciate President Trump using his powers to provide as much relief from it as he can while Senate ...