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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 4. She then got on a conference call with her House Democrat colleagues and was ...

State of the Union Preview

Tonight is the State of the Union, the yearly address to a joint session of Congress by the President. This year is bound to be an absolute doozy. President Trump will likely be acquitted of all charges tomorrow after the biggest sham impeachment process the country has ever seen. Trump took 97% of the Iowa Republican Caucus last night. The Democrats’ dismal Iowa performance has the party in shambles. Basically, tonight is a victory lap for the President and the Republican Party as a whole. Cheers! To see what kind of accomplishments President Trump will be touting look no further than the list of honored guests released by the White House. ...

Tea Party Patriots: Republicans Should Vote No on H.R. 5038

Washington, DC – Jenny Beth Martin, Honorary Chairman of Tea Party Patriots Action, issued the following statement in advance of the expected vote on H.R. 5038, the “Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019”: “When H.R. 5038 comes to the floor this week, House Republicans should vote no. Not only would this legislation offer a backdoor to amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants, it would incentivize more people to break our immigration and labor laws. However well-intentioned some may be, illegal workers are engaging in a variety of crimes, including working without a proper visa, falsifying documents, violating our labor laws, tax ...

Tea Party Patriots Action Responds to AG Barr’s Decision Not to Appear before the House Judiciary Committee

Atlanta, GA -Tea Party Patriots Action Honorary Chairman Jenny Beth Martin responds to Attorney General William Barr’s Senate Judiciary Committee testimony and his decision not to appear before the House Judiciary Committee: "Attorney General William Barr was outstanding yesterday in his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. He was forthright, candid, and responsive to lawmakers’ questions. Further, he is right in his decision not to appear before the House Judiciary Committee today. He provided more than enough background and context regarding the handling of the Mueller report to the Senate and to the American people. An appearance ...