316 results for tag: Tea Party Patriots


Debunked: Being in the country illegally is NOT a victimless crime

In a recent study, the Immigration Reform Law Institute said that from 2012 to 2016 there were 39 million Social Security thefts by illegal immigrants. The main victims of the theft: young children who will grow up and apply for student loans one day and realize their credit has been compromised with mortgages, criminal records and credit cards. The Washington Examiner has the details: Nearly 40 million Social Security numbers have been stolen and used by illegal immigrants and others to get work, according to agency records obtained by an immigration reform group. The Immigration Reform Law Institute said that from 2012 to 2016 there were ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 8/20/18

CALENDAR: The House is in recess. The Senate will return on Monday, with the first vote set for 5:30 PM. The House will return on Tuesday, September 4. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was out of session last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House is in recess this week. LAST WEEK ON THE SENATE FLOOR: The Senate came back to work on Wednesday, and moved to invoke cloture on the nomination of A. Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr. to be a U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. The vote to invoke cloture was 61-28. On Thursday, the Senate voted by 62-28 to confirm Quattlebaum to that position. Then the ...

‘Sanctuary cities’ strike again! This time giving a ‘free pass’ to a child rapist

Local Philadelphia political leaders are under fire this week for a string of crimes committed by immigrants that the city released in defiance of ICE requests. One crime in particular, was of child rapist Juan Ramon Vasquez, who just pleaded guilty to illegal re-entry. Fox News had the inside scoop: The illegal immigrant from Honduras previously was in Philadelphia custody on local charges back in 2014. But when those charges were dropped a year later, city officials ignored an ICE detainer. Vasquez was later arrested and convicted for raping a child and unlawful sexual contact with a minor. He is now serving between eight and 20 years in ...

Tea Party Patriots Supporters Overwhelmingly Want Jim Jordan for Speaker of the House

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Action Honorary Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today released the following statement supporting U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan’s bid for the House Speakership: “Since the birth of the Tea Party movement, our supporters have consistently demanded two things – that our political leaders keep their promises, and that they act in Washington the way they act back home, when they’re running for reelection. Jim Jordan is one such leader. Over a dozen years in Congress, he has shown that what you see is what you get, that he is the same man in Washington that he is back home. He has demonstrated he has the courage and the ...

The labor force has even more room to grow

President Trump has kept many campaign promises, including creating a better environment for job creation. The economy is booming and unemployment rates are dropping. Americans are becoming more confident in the growing Trump economy. The Washington Examiner has the details: Thousands of additional workers could be brought off the sidelines and into the labor force, the Federal Reserve said Friday, potentially bringing the labor market into a state of health it hasn’t enjoyed since the late 1990s. … Chairman Jerome Powell, who is scheduled to testify on the report next week, has maintained that the economic recovery could extend further ...

New hires at the highest level in 17 years

The economy is booming and the number of hires has officially hit the highest level in 17 years. Most surprising, 3.6 million people quit their jobs in May. The high number of quitters is an indication that Americans have recognized the booming economy and feel confident in making a job move. The Washington Examiner has the details: The total number of hires rose to 5.75 million in May, the agency reported, the most since January of 2001 at the height of the dotcom bubble. Meanwhile, job vacancies remained near record-high levels at 6.6 million. For the second month in a row, there were more job openings than unemployed workers, a situation ...

Jenny Beth’s Journal: President Trump delivers yet another promise to conservatives with Judge Brett Kavanaugh

On Monday, President Trump announced a Supreme Court nominee to fill the vacancy created by Justice Anthony Kennedy. President Trump kept his promise to conservatives by nominating Judge Brett Kavanaugh, an exceptionally well-qualified judge who will interpret and apply the law fairly. The Hill has Jenny Beth’s commentary:  Kavanaugh is a nominee with excellent academic and professional credentials. As a law clerk to three federal judges, including Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, whom he will be replacing, Kavanaugh began his career after graduating from Yale Law School working with some of the leading lights of the federal judiciary. ...

President Trump: “Our country finally has a tax system that is pro-job… and pro-American”

Last Friday, President Trump reminded the country that even six months later, tax reform isn’t just working, it’s an “economic miracle.” Jobs continue to increase, unemployment claims are at a more than four-decade low, and investment- the bedrock of economic growth- has increased by 21 percent among companies. It’s obvious that our country finally has a tax system that’s pro-American. The Daily Signal has the details: The $1.5 trillion tax reform law cut the U.S. corporate tax rate from 35 percent, the highest in the world, to 21 percent, in line with other developed nations. It also lowered the top individual rate from 39.6 percent ...

Supreme Court’s Janus Ruling a Win for Free Speech, the Constitution, and the American People

ATLANTA, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund (TPPCF) Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, addressing the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME. “The Janus ruling is a huge win, restoring the fundamental right to free speech. For too long, government employee unions have been allowed to take money without consent and force those who disagree with them to subsidize political speech they oppose. In the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, Thomas Jefferson wrote that, '...to compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of opinions which he disbelieves and abhors, is sinful and ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Thanks Andy Coleman for Running a Strong Campaign for Congress

Atlanta, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund (TPPCF) Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today released the following statement thanking Andy Coleman for running a strong campaign in the Republican primary for Oklahoma’s 1st Congressional District. “Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund thanks Andy Coleman for running a strong campaign in the Republican primary for Oklahoma’s 1st Congressional District. Our supporters urged us to back Andy because he is a strong conservative who has already established a record of service for this country as an Air Force veteran of the Iraq War. We are proud to have supported his efforts to continue defending our ...