TPP Action Reacts to “Very Encouraging” Jobs Report

Tea Party Patriots Action Honorary Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today after the Labor Department's monthly jobs report showed unemployment falling to 13.3 percent with 2.5 million jobs added in May. “Today's jobs report is very encouraging. We are primed to have a V-shaped economic recovery, but only if states and cities start reopening at a faster pace. We have over 42 million people currently collecting unemployment, so time is of the essence. When Democratic politicians allowed rioters to roam the streets - without masks or social ...

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TPP Action Reacts to Protests and Riots in Wake of George Floyd Death

Tea Party Patriots Action Honorary Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today about the protests and riots in wake of George Floyd's death. “Mayors, governors, and the president himself need to act NOW, TODAY, to restore order to our cities. And yes, part of restoring order means getting back to the business of being Americans. No more compulsory lockdowns. The ability to recover and re-establish order is one of the fundamental markers of a civilized society. What we’ve seen over the last several nights in cities from coast to coast is a ...

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Ridiculous Measures

Many folks are feeling lockdown fatigue. Staying inside all the time, not socializing, with almost no end in sight. It’s a recipe for disaster. The physical and mental health of Americans is going to decline, not due to Coronavirus, but due to the lockdown itself. Not to mention the toll this lockdown is still taking on the economy. Thousands and thousands of businesses will never reopen due to the forced quarantine put in place by overzealous politicians. Tucker Carlson shares his opinion: As this coronavirus pandemic recedes, it's becoming clear that cities and ...

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TPP Action Applauds Trump Executive Order to Boost Economy with Regulatory Reform

Tea Party Patriots Action Honorary Chairman JennyBeth Martin — responding to President Trump's executive order to waive unnecessary and job-killing regulations — released the following statement: "President Trump's tax cuts unleashed the power of free enterprise and created the best economy in half-a-century. Now, the President is taking decisive action on regulatory reform, which will get America's economy back on track, once this public health emergency is over. The contrast between President Trump and the Democrats is a powerful one. The Democrats' $3 trillion ...

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TPP Action Launches Petition Urging Temporary 20% Pay Cut for All Federal Workers

Tea Party Patriots Action Honorary Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today after TPP Action launched a petition to President Trump urging his support for a 20 percent pay cut for all federal workers until every state reopens its economy. To read the petition, click here. "It's time for the DC politicians and bureaucrats to put their own skin in the game. If they insist on keeping most of America closed and crippling our economy, they should be willing to make sacrifices, too. There should be no special privileges for Washington in a ...

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Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington 05/04/20

CALENDAR: The Senate will return Monday, May 4. The House may return the week of May 11.   CONGRESS RETURNS: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declared several weeks ago that the Senate would return to work on Monday, May 4, and he even scheduled a roll call vote for 5:30 PM to make sure everyone knew he was serious. On Monday of last week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that, after consulting with House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, she had decided that the House of Representatives, too, would return to work in Washington on Monday, May ...

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Tea Party Patriots Action Supports Payroll Tax Suspensions

Tea Party Patriots Action Honorary Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement regarding the need for payroll tax suspensions for both employers and employees. “The President is right that both employers and employees need a payroll tax suspension that would especially help small businesses keep their workers on board and allow them to hire more people. Likewise, those workers would get more money in their paychecks. This would help stem the tide of unemployment and provide a needed boost in reopening our society.”

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Authoritarian Pandemic

The most valuable and important thing about our rights as American citizens is that they don’t ever go away. We can’t lose our rights, especially during times of crisis. But, times of crisis is when our rights are threatened most by power-hungry authoritarians. Across the country Americans are facing police brutality, curfews, and drone surveillance. People are getting arrested for going on morning runs on the beach! The Daily Caller reports on more of this authoritarianism: Some public officials, like Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, have gone so far ...

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TPP Action Reacts to Unemployment Claims Report

Tea Party Patriots Action Honorary Chairman Jenny Beth Martin — responding to the release of new numbers this morning showing another 3.8 million Americans filing for unemployment benefits — released the following statement: “It is time to get back to work. In the last six weeks, more than 30 million of our fellow citizens have lost their jobs due to governments’ lockdown orders. That’s saddening, it’s maddening, it’s outrageous — and it must end. It is time to reopen American society. “In too many states, the unemployment filing systems are ...

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Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington 04/27/20

CALENDAR:    The House and Senate are scheduled to be in recess until May 4. Given that the District of Columbia is under a shutdown order until May 15, I wouldn’t be at all surprised to see that May 4 date slip.     SOCIAL SECURITY:    Trustees for the Social Security and Medicare systems released their annual report last week, and project that for the first time in 40 years, Social Security will pay benefits that exceed its income in 2021. The good news is, that’s one year later than previously projected. The bad news is, the trustees ...

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