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Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington for 9/10/19

CALENDAR: The House and Senate will both return Monday, and stay in session through Thursday. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House will return Monday, with the first votes set for 6:30 PM. At that time, the House is scheduled to take up four bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House is scheduled to take up another five bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday and Thursday, the House may consider H.R. 1941, the Coastal and Maritime Economies Protection Act; H.R. 205, the Protecting and Securing Florida’s Coastline Act of 2019; and H.R. 1146, the Artic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act. THIS WEEK ...

Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington for 8/12/19

CALENDAR: The House and Senate are both in recess, and will not return until September 9. BORDER SECURITY/IMMIGRATION: Just a few hours ago, the Trump Administration released the final version of a rule that will make it easier for the government to ensure that immigrants seeking to enter and stay in the United States, either temporarily or permanently, are self-sufficient and don’t depend on the government for social welfare programs like food stamps, housing assistance, and Medicaid. The rule will be officially released on Wednesday, and will go into effect 60 days later. “For over a century, the public charge ground of inadmissibi...

Jenny Beth’s Journal: Northam and VA Democrats’ Embarrassing Scheme

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called for a special session this week to consider gun control measures that had already failed to pass in the legislature during the regular session. The call was made supposedly in response to the mass shooting at Virginia Beach back in May. Don’t be fooled—it was hardly about gun control.  Real Clear Politics has Jenny Beth’s commentary: Instead, let’s call the 90-minute special session of the Virginia legislature what it was – a desperate bid by the commonwealth’s top elected Democrats to change the subject, and a steadfast rebuke from the legislature’s majority Republicans. Earlier this year, Gov. ...