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Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 6/25/17

CALENDAR: The House will return on Monday, with the first votes scheduled for 6:30 PM. The House will stay in session through Friday, with the last vote scheduled to be no later than 3 PM. The Senate will return on Monday, with the first vote...

1.4 million legal identities stolen by immigrants

According to a new IRS report, about 1.4 million illegals are working under stolen social security numbers. Unfortunately, the IRS managed to identify only half of the 1.4 million people affected in 2015. The Washington Times has the full story: The...

Weekly Action Items for the week of June 26th – 30th

The Senate is working on its version of an ObamaCare repeal bill, and the bad news is that what the Senate has managed to put together will not repeal ObamaCare. But don’t just take our word for it. Remember Jonathan Gruber, one...

Justice Thomas: Supreme Court refusal to tackle concealed-carry case ‘reflects a distressing trend’

Justice Clarence Thomas continues to pursue securing the Second Amendment right and says the decision to reject another call to decide whether Americans have a constitutional right to carry guns “reflects a distressing trend: the treatment...

Poll: Basic freedoms important to most gun owners

A new poll released by the Pew Research Center shows that gun owners – more so than those who don’t own guns – believe constitutional rights are essential to preserve freedom. The Washington Free Beacon has the full story: The Pew Research...

Conservatives respond to …

… Governor Christie’s $200 million pork barrel spending budget giveaway “Governor Chris Christie has sold his political soul. After a failed extortion attempt to get Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey to fork over $300 million...

Anthem’s decision to not participate in Obamacare exchanges for IN and WI next year will leave residents ‘scrambling to find new plans and new doctors’

Anthem announced yesterday that it would be leaving the Obamacare exchanges for Indiana and Wisconsin in 2018. The health insurance plan provider will still provide plans off the exchange for a select few counties in both states; however, purchasers...

Senate Republicans release healthcare bill that would supposedly “trim the fat”

Early reports of the Senate healthcare bill released on Thursday say the bill would make changes to Medicaid, to tax credits for individuals purchasing plans, and would remove most of the taxes imposed by Obamacare. Similar to the House bill,...

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke: Trump’s budget plan ‘is what a balanced budget looks like’

“This is what a balanced budget looks like,” Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said, remaining on-topic as he stood strong supporting Trump’s $1.6 billion in funding cuts while liberals from several committees peppered Zinke...

Rep. Jeff Denham: Integrating VA, DOD electronic health records system ‘paramount’ to fixing care gap

Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.) says the Trump administration decision to integrate the Department of Veterans Affairs electronic health records system with the same system used by the Department of Defense is exactly the kind of update that is...

Weekly Action Items for the week of June 19th – 23rd

Sometimes, it’s no fun being right. Back in 2009 and 2010, we predicted that ObamaCare would cause people to lose their insurance, would make our healthcare system more bureaucratic and less patient-centered, would cause the price of insurance...

Jenny Beth’s Journal: U.S. is ‘losing its edge as the leader in innovation’

Property and patent rights have taken a hit in the U.S. – so much so that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Intellectual Property Center announced the U.S. dropped to tenth place in its annual worldwide ranking of countries that protect...

Sen. Grassley: Trump’s pick to lead immigration benefits agency ‘is truly an immigration expert’

Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee today voted to send Lee Francis Cissna’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services director nomination to the floor for a final vote in the Senate. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley...

DHS rescinds DAPA policy that would have shielded illegal-immigrant parents whose children are lawful residents

The Department of Homeland Security this week rescinded DAPA, an Obama-era immigration policy that – if it weren’t in limbo per a Supreme Court stay on a lower-court injunction – would have authorized three-year work permits for the illegal-immigrant...

Jenny Beth’s Journal: American “comedians” stooping to ‘new depths of incivility’

The political rhetoric that permeates American late-night “comedy” has reached a new low, as liberal pundits attack their political opponents using the same – and worse! – vulgarities those same liberal pundits use as ammunition to condemn...

CBO estimates budget deficit will decline 4.6 percent compared to last year

The 2017 U.S. budget deficit – if it remains unchanged through Sept. 30 – will decrease compared to the 2016 budget deficit, according to a recent Associated Press report. CNBC has the details: The Congressional Budget Office has projected...
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Many rally around House, Senate Republicans in wake of violent attack during congressional baseball practice

Dozens of leaders have taken to Twitter to condemn the shooting that left numerous members of Congress and Capitol Hill police injured Wednesday after a sniper opened fire on a Republican congressional baseball practice in the Del Rey neighborhood...
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Tea Party Patriots: Partisan Witch Hunt Distracting from People’s Agenda

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots President and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. “Tea Party Patriots...
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Ivanka Trump: There is ‘a level of viciousness that I was not expecting’

President Trump and his administration are continuously criticized and slandered by the media for their efforts to cut down on illegal immigration and “drain the swamp” –  so much so that Ivanka Trumps says she is surprised by the “level...
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JOIN US: Wear red Wednesday to wish President Trump many happy returns!

Tea Party Patriots staff and grassroots activists from across the nation Wednesday will show their pride in the red, white and blue and in their commander in chief, President Donald J. Trump, by wearing read for the business mogul’s 71st birthday....
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Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 6/11/17

CALENDAR: The House will return on Monday, with the first votes scheduled for 6:30 PM. The House will stay in session through Friday, with the last vote scheduled to be no later than 3 PM. The Senate will return on Monday, with the first vote...
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Do you live in one of the best states for concealed carry?

As concealed-carry regulations vary widely across the country, it has become more difficult to acquire a permit to exercise your Second-Amendment right, according to Guns & Ammo magazine. The criteria included in determining which states...