20 results for tag: Tea Party


Tea Party Patriots visit South Bend office of Senator Joe Donnelly

Local leader Kathy Maloney and other representatives of the St. Joe County Tea Party Patriots visited the offices of Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) on August 16, 2018 regarding the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. The purpose of their visit was to thank Senator Donnelly for his willingness to meet with Judge Kavanaugh (unlike many of his fellow Senate Democrats), and to make sure that he knows that Indianans want him to vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh. Two other local groups participated, and after the office visit, the group held a pro-Kavanaugh sign-waving rally. This is where the power of the tea party has always come from – ...

IRS paid the price for tea party group targeting

A couple of weeks ago, a judge approved a $3.5 million settlement to tea party groups from the IRS after proving illegal and unwarranted targeting from the agency for political purposes. The decision for the IRS to settle shows that there's a price to be paid for targeting groups based on their viewpoints.  Fox News has the details: "It shows that when a government agency desires to target citizens based on their viewpoints, a price will be paid," said Edward Greim, a lawyer who led the class-action case in federal court in Cincinnati, according to the Washington Times. The tea party groups received a "sincere apology" from the IRS, and ...

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 ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 6/11/18

CALENDAR: The calendar is the same as last week – the Senate returns on Monday, and the House returns on Tuesday. The Senate will likely finish its work on Thursday, because that’s still a full workweek in the Senate, and the House is scheduled to stay in session through Friday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned to work on Tuesday, and took up and passed three bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House took up and passed H.R. 8, the Water Resources Development Act. Then the House took up and passed a motion to concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 3249, the Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program ...

Citizens Fund Endorses Jody Hice in GA-10

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 Jody Hice for Congress in Georgia’s 10th congressional district. “For conservatives in Georgia’s 10th congressional district, the choice is clear – Jody Hice for Congress. “Since coming to Congress after the 2014 elections, Jody has been a strong constitutional conservative. He became a member of the House Freedom Caucus, and, after the 2016 elections, joined its board. He has regularly fought to live up to the ...

Citizens Fund Endorses Russ Fulcher in ID-01

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 Russ Fulcher for Congress in Idaho’s 1st congressional district. “For conservatives in Idaho’s 1st congressional district, the choice is clear – Russ Fulcher for Congress. “As a leader with experience at the state legislative level, Russ already has a strong understanding of what’s wrong with Washington – as he told us when we interviewed him, roughly 75-80 percent of his activity in the state legislature over ...

Citizens Fund Endorses Jim Jordan in OH-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 Jim Jordan for Congress in Ohio’s 4th congressional district. “Conservatives in Ohio and around the country need no introduction to Congressman Jim Jordan. He’s been a stalwart champion for conservative values ever since he first arrived in Congress. “Whether the issue is taxation, or spending, or ObamaCare, or working to ensure that the rule of law is applied equally and fairly to everyone across the board, Jim Jordan ...

Citizens Fund Endorses Alex Mooney in WV-02

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 Alex Mooney for reelection to Congress in West Virginia’s 2nd congressional district. “Congressman Alex Mooney has lived up to his promises. Since coming to Congress, he’s fought to repeal ObamaCare, cut taxes to generate the kind of economic growth that creates new and better-paying jobs, and shrink the size of the federal government. “He’s shown he’s determined to secure the border, wants to build President ...

Citizens Fund Endorses Warren Davidson in OH-08

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 Warren Davidson for Congress in Ohio’s 8th congressional district. “Since being elected to Congress in 2016, Warren Davidson has kept his promises. “Warren has fought to repeal ObamaCare, cut taxes to create economic growth and the better-paying jobs that go with it, and get federal spending under control. Despite pressure from the so-called ‘leadership,’ he showed the courage to stand up for his constituents and ...

Citizens Fund Endorses Thomas Massie in KY-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 Thomas Massie for reelection to Congress in Kentucky’s 4th congressional district. “When it comes to standing up for conservative principles and refusing to back down, even under heavy pressure from the so-called ‘leadership,’ conservatives in Kentucky and around the country know they have a champion in Congressman Thomas Massie. “As an inventor and entrepreneur, Thomas knows first-hand how government’s heavy hand ...