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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 2/19/18
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CALENDAR: Both the House and the Senate are out of session this week for the Presidents’ Day holiday. They’ll both return on Monday, February 26. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned to work on Tuesday, and took up and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House passed […]

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Action Items for this Week: February 19 – February 23
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Action Items for this Week: February 19 – February 23 WASHINGTON REPORT FOR 1/29/18 Website PDF CALL TO ACTION Please take the following actions this week: Remind your two U.S. Senators and U.S. Representative that the American people want lower spending levels, we do NOT want DACA wrapped up in a spending bill, and we absolutely oppose […]

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

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Strong enforcement of Open Skies agreement with Qatar is good for the U.S.
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A few weeks ago, President Trump announced an agreement with Qatar that would protect 1.2 million American aviation industry jobs. This announcement shows that the new administration is serious about enforcing our Open Skies agreements and protecting Americans from unfair competition with nations like Qatar. Transport Daily News has the story:   As part of […]

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

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Action Items for this Week: February 12 – February 16
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Action Items for this Week: February 12 – February 16 WASHINGTON REPORT FOR 1/29/18 Website PDF CALL TO ACTION Please take the following actions this week to help us keep pressure on Capitol Hill for an immigration reform policy that restores the rule of law and enhances border security. 1. Ask your two U.S. Senators […]

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Martin: DOJ under Eric Holder was ‘ethical cesspool’
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Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to former Attorney General Eric Holder’s assertion the Department of Justice should not have apologized for the Obama-era IRS practice of targeting conservatives for their political views. “Eric Holder, who was held in contempt of Congress while […]

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Quin Hillyer: The Senate budget deal is overwhelmingly irresponsible
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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. […]

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More companies announce benefits thanks to tax reform
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Companies and individuals are experiencing the benefits of tax reform and it’s only going to get even better! Chipotle, the American Tex-Mex chain, announced that it will give up to one thousand dollars in bonuses and other benefits thanks to tax reform. This is another example how tax reform is creating jobs and improving the […]

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Rep. Mark Meadows: This spending proposal is disgusting and reckless
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After eight years of reckless spending under the Obama administration, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer managed to strike a so-called budget “deal” that fails to serve the American people and only prolongs their suffering. Breitbart has House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows’ take on the reckless deal: The budget […]

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Tea Party Patriots Takes Initiative on CFPB Audit Request
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More than 25 conservative leaders have signed a letter spearheaded by Tea Party Patriots asking for Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Acting Director Mick Mulvaney to conduct an audit of the agency’s finances and to report its findings to the American people. The CFPB was created with the intent to protect American consumers from abusive […]

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