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Tea Party Patriots Action Responds to President Trump’s New Merit Based Immigration Proposal

Atlanta, GA -Tea Party Patriots Action Honorary Chairman Jenny Beth Martin responded today to President Trump’s new merit based immigration proposal: “The context for any true immigration reform must be that we're not back here five years from now with the same problems. Ending the visa lottery system and increasing merit based immigration practices are two good steps in the effort to realign America’s immigration system with our own national priorities, but they're not nearly enough. Before we try to implement any such reforms, we must first have complete border security — which includes a wall, additional personnel, and technology — or ...

Tea Party Patriots Action Supports the Trump Administration’s Swift Military Response to Escalating Tensions with Iran

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Action Honorary Chairman Jenny Beth Martin responds to the deployment of the USS Abraham Lincoln and a bomber task force in response to indications that Iran was planning an attack on U.S. forces: "We took the lead opposing the Obama Iran Nuclear Deal in 2015 because we understood the existential threat a nuclear-armed Iran posed to the United States and our allies in the region. We applauded the Trump Administration's decision last year to pull out of that disastrous deal and return to a tough sanctions regime as a means of pressuring Iran to end its nuclear weapon development program. Those tough economic ...

Tea Party Patriots Action Reacts to 263,000 New Jobs Created in April

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Action Honorary Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to the latest job report showing 263,000 net new jobs were created in April. “President Trump’s low-tax, less-regulation policies have unleashed the engines of American job growth, and are allowing Americans to thrive. The April jobs report is yet another example of what happens when government gets out of the way and lets American business flourish. Not only did the new jobs added in April exceed expectations — again! — there is now record low unemployment for Hispanic Americans, and the jobless rate for adult ...