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Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington for 10/28/19

CALENDAR: The House and Senate will both return Monday, and stay in session until Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned on Monday, and moved to consider H.Res. 647, Rep. Andy Bigg’s resolution censuring and condemning Rep. Adam Schiff for his conduct in overseeing the so-called “official” impeachment inquiry. As expected, Democrats instead offered a motion to table the resolution. That motion to table the Biggs resolution passed by a straight party-line vote of 218-185. Then the House passed two bills under Suspension. On Tuesday, the House passed the Rule for consideration of H.R. 2513, the Corporate Transp...

Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington for 10/21/19

The House and Senate will both return Monday and stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work last Tuesday, and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House passed the Rule governing consideration of H.R. 1815, the SEC Disclosure Effectiveness Testing Act, and H.R. 3624, the Outsourcing Accountability Act. Then the House passed another bill under Suspension. Then the House considered H.J.Res. 77, a resolution “opposing the decision to end certain United States efforts to prevent Turkish military operations against Syrian Kurdish forces in Northeast Syria.” In ...

Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington for 10/7/19

CALENDAR: The House and Senate are both in recess for another week. BORDER SECURITY/IMMIGRATION: Following on the Trump Administration’s announcement of its “public charge” rule, the Administration announced on Friday night a new proclamation requiring many future visa applicants to demonstrate that they can afford health insurance. That could make it harder for some poor immigrants to enter the United States. The action is set to go into effect a month from now. Writes The Wall Street Journal, “Subsidized plans purchased on the Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges wouldn’t count as an eligible form of insurance under the ...

Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington for 8/05/19

CALENDAR: The House and Senate are both in recess, and will not return until September 9. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House is in recess until September 9. LAST WEEK ON THE SENATE FLOOR: The Senate came back to work on Monday, and took up the veto messages from the President on the arms sales resolutions that were passed the previous week. The first three votes of the week were attempts to override the President’s vetoes. All three failed to garner the two-thirds majority necessary, so all three vetoes were sustained. Then the Senate began taking up ...

Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington for 7/15/19

CALENDAR: The House and Senate will both return on Monday, and stay in session through Thursday.   LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work last Tuesday and took up and passed three bills under Suspension of the Rules. One of those bills was H.R. 1044, the so-called “Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act.” It was passed by a vote of 365-65, with 140 Republicans voting in favor and 57 Republicans voting against. We’ll talk more about that bill in a moment. On Thursday, the House took up and began consideration of H.R. 2500, the National Defense Authorization Act. Beginning right before 2 PM on Thursday, ...

Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington for 7/01/19

  CALENDAR: The House and Senate are both in recess. The Senate will return on Monday, July 8, while the House will return on Tuesday, July 9.   LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work on Monday and resumed consideration of H.R. 3055, the minibus appropriations bill combining the appropriations bills for Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development. They voted on four amendments on Monday evening, and then picked up again on Tuesday. On Tuesday, ...

Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington for 6/24/19

CALENDAR: The House and Senate will both return Monday and stay in session through Thursday. Then they will go home for a week for the Fourth of July recess, and the Senate will not return until Monday, July 8, while the House will not return until Tuesday, July 9. LAST TWO WEEKS ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work on Monday, June 10, and passed three bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, June 11, the House passed the Rule for consideration of H.R. 2740 and H.Res. 430. H.R. 2740 is the big minibus appropriations bill that contains within it the appropriations bills for Defense; Labor, Health and Human Services, and ...

Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington for 6/10/19

CALENDAR: The House and Senate will both return Monday and stay in session through Thursday.   LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work on Monday evening and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House passed the Rule for consideration of H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, then passed a bill under Suspension, and then took up and passed H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act. The vote to pass was 237-187, with no Democrats in opposition and seven Republicans crossing party lines to vote with the majority. On Wednesday, the House passed a bill under Suspension, and then they ...

Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington for 6/3/19

CALENDAR: Both the House and the Senate will return Monday. The House has scheduled its last vote of the week for no later than 10:30 AM Wednesday. The Senate will stay in session through Thursday.   TWO WEEKS AGO ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work on Monday, May 20, and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, May 21, the House passed the Rule for consideration of H.R. 1500, the Consumers First Act, and H.R. 1994, the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act. On Wednesday, May 22, the House considered H.R. 1500, the Consumers First Act. After dealing with a number of amendments, ...

Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington for 5/6/19

CALENDAR: The House will return Tuesday and stay in session through Friday, while the Senate will return Monday and stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work on Monday, and passed one bill under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House passed two bills under Suspension. On Wednesday, the House passed the Rules governing consideration of H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act. On Thursday, the House passed H.R. 9, by a vote of 231-190. And then they were done. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House will return Tuesday, with the first votes set for 6:30 PM. At that time, the ...