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SCOTUS Hears Important School Choice Case

This week, the Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments on a case surrounding School Choice. School Choice is often a forgotten issue in favor of flashier topics, but it is so crucial to millions of American families. Being able to choose where your children go to school should not be determined solely by your living situation. Democrats funded by the Teacher’s Unions want to make sure that they, not parents, are in control. School choice injects much-needed competition into the American Public School System. Fox News reports on the case before the Supreme Court: The case, Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, centers around a tax-credit ...

Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington for 1/20/20

CALENDAR: The House is in recess until Monday, January 27. The Senate will return on Tuesday and stay in session through Saturday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work last Monday, and took up and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House passed the Rule for consideration of H.R. 1230, the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act, and H.J. Res. 76, providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability. On Wednesday, the House conside...

It’s Time to Scrap Rogue Obama-Era Agency

When it comes to big government and federal overreach, nothing stinks quite like Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s pet project: the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The CFPB is a monster of constitutional violations, and the U.S. Supreme Court has finally taken notice. The Competitive Enterprise Institute explains: The CFPB was meant to protect American pocketbooks and property. However, its founders—the drafters of the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010—felt that in order to do so, it had to be protected from political interference. That resulted in the agency being insulated from accountability to the president, Congress, and the courts. Dodd-Frank gave ...

New Book Reveals Details Leading Up to Kavanaugh’s Emotional Appearance

Who could forget the televised "trial" of then-Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh? It was a deja vu moment for all who remember the controversy surrounding Justice Clarence Thomas' nomination process. Kavanaugh and his accuser Christine Blasey Ford appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee with their written statements before the committee voted on Kavanaugh's nomination. Although eventually approved, America watched as Kavanaugh gave an emotional statement before a bitterly divided committee. A recent excerpt from “Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court,” written by Mollie ...