56 results for tag: Congress


Who should be the next Speaker of the House?

Paul Ryan has announced that he will not seek reelection at the end of his current term, which leaves an opening for a new Speaker of the House of Representatives at the beginning of the next Congress. Rep. Jim Jordan recently threw his hat into the ring for House Speaker and Tea Party Patriots supports his decision to run for this role. He's one of the founding members of the House Freedom Caucus and he served as the founding chairman of that group. He has been a friend to Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund and a friend to conservatives across the country. Shortly after the Republicans passed the $1.3 trillion omnibus bill, Jordan went to the ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Supports Rep. Jim Jordan for Speaker of the House

ATLANTA, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizen’s Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to the announcement that Rep. Jim Jordan will run for Speaker of the House. “Tea Party Patriots Citizen’s Fund and our network of supporters and grassroots activists fully support Rep. Jim Jordan’s bid for Speaker of the House. For too long, the House of Representatives has been in need of new leadership — it has needed leadership as determined to drain the swamp as is President Trump.  We are confident that Rep. Jordan will lead Congress to work with President Trump to do what Republicans have promised to do ...

Citizens Fund Endorses Mark Green in TN-07

ATLANTA, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund (TPPCF) Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today released the following statement, announcing that the Super PAC associated with the nation’s largest Tea Party group has endorsed Mark Green for Congress in Tennessee’s 7th congressional district: “In Tennessee’s 7th congressional district, there’s a clear conservative choice for Congress – Mark Green. “Mark has served our country since he took the oath at West Point. He was elected to the state Senate in 2012, and has fought for legislation to protect individual liberty, repeal income taxes and reduce the debt. “As a Member of Congress, ...

Citizens Fund Endorses Jeff Duncan in SC-03

ATLANTA, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund (TPPCF) Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today released the following statement, announcing that the Super PAC associated with the nation’s largest Tea Party group has endorsed Jeff Duncan for another term in Congress in South Carolina’s 3rd congressional district: “Citizens in South Carolina’s 3rd congressional district know they can count on their incumbent Congressman, Jeff Duncan, to stand up for the conservative principles that made America what it is. “Jeff is a solid constitutional conservative, dedicated to the proposition that the federal government is already too large and already ...

Citizens Fund Endorses Dave Brat in VA-07

ATLANTA, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund (TPPCF) Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today released the following statement, announcing that the Super PAC associated with the nation’s largest Tea Party group has endorsed Dave Brat for another term in Congress in Virginia’s 7th congressional district: “For conservatives in Virginia’s 7th congressional district, the choice is clear – Dave Brat for Congress. “Since coming to Congress after the 2014 election, Dave Brat has kept his promises. He has fought to shrink the size and scope of government, and expand the zone of individual liberty. He has voted against budget-busting spending ...

Rep. Jim Jordan lists Trump’s fulfilled promises, asks Congress to follow his example

Today, Representative Jim Jordan tweeted a thread about the tremendous progress and results under President Trump in 500 days since he took office. From actions taken to benefit the economy to international tactics, President Trump has remained true to his word and has worked hard to keep his campaign promises. Now it’s time for Congress to do the same. We thank Rep. Jordan for standing by President Trump and acknowledging all of the great work he has done for our country in only a year and a half. If you agree with Rep. Jordan that Trump is doing a good job and that members of Congress need to keep their campaign promises, please retweet ...

News flash: Wages are rising, jobs are abundant and the economy is ‘booming’

Last week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released an updated jobs report that showed the nationwide unemployment rate falling to 3.8 percent. The best news: there’s an abundance of jobs. Thanks to President Trump, wages are rising and the country finally has confidence in our economy again! The Washington Examiner has the details: The good news is not confined to the fact that there is an abundance of jobs. Wages are rising, too. For the first time since the National Federation of Independent Business began surveying about wages in 1986, 35 percent of small business owners increased compensation last month. ... Remember, the day after ...

Jenny Beth Martin: No more August recess is a ‘step in the right direction’

On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell canceled the Senate’s month long “vacation” due to its historic obstruction of President Trump’s nominees and failure to pass appropriation bills. Forcing the Senate to remain in session during August recess, is clearly a step in the right direction and after all, is it too much to ask that Congress to work five days a week as most hard-working Americans do? PoliZette has the details: “Due to the historic obstruction by Senate Democrats of the president’s nominees, and the goal of passing appropriations bills prior to the end of the fiscal year, the August recess has been canceled,” ...

If Dems insist on 30 hours of debate, make them stay in Washington

Senate Democrats continue to obstruct President Trump’s well-qualified nominees by abusing Senate rules to block political appointees from taking their posts. Senator James Lankford is reaching out to Democrats to change a rule that allows 30 hours of Senate debate for every presidential nominee and put an end to their childish games. The Wall Street Journal has the details: Oklahoma Republican James Lankford is reaching out to Democrats to change a rule that allows 30 hours of Senate debate for every presidential nominee. Liberals are abusing that privilege, invoking it even for nominees with broad bipartisan support. The Senate is sitting on ...

Citizens Fund Endorses Steve King in IA-04

ATLANTA, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund (TPPCF) Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today released the following statement, announcing that the Super PAC associated with the nation’s largest Tea Party group has endorsed Steve King for Congress in Iowa’s 4th congressional district. “For conservatives in Iowa’s 4th congressional district, the choice is clear – Steve King for Congress. “Since coming to Congress, Steve has been a strong constitutional conservative. No matter what the issue, Steve has always cast a conservative vote. “He has been a leader in the fight to repeal ObamaCare, to secure our borders, to reform our ...