Two changes to tax reform that could lead to a blockbuster win for all Americans

Over the past ten months, the Republican party has held the White House and both chambers of Congress and, have time and time again, failed to make good on their promises. If the GOP wants to prove to the American people that they are fit to remain in control of Washington, they need to deliver big on campaign promises by making two simple changes to tax reform: Make tax cuts go into effect in 2018 and repeal ObamaCare’s despised individual mandate. The Washington Times has the details: First, make the tax cuts go into effect in 2018. The Senate bill, which the ...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Applauds House for Passing Tax Bill, Calls for Obamacare Individual Mandate Repeal

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to the House of Representatives’ passage of a bill to reform our tax code. “Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund and our network of grassroots activists applaud the House for passing a comprehensive tax reform bill that will allow Americans to keep more of their hard-earned paychecks and help stimulate economic growth that will benefit every citizen. While the House bill would go a long way toward reforming our tax code to make it flatter, simpler ...

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Martin: Franken Allegations “Revolting,” Congress Must Be Transparent About Taxpayer-Funded Sexual Misconduct Payments

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to radio host Leeann Tweeden’s allegations of sexual misconduct by now-Senator Al Franken and the photo of him groping her. Earlier this week, Jenny Beth wrote a column for The Hill, calling for Congress to be transparent about claims of sexual misconduct against Members and staff and about taxpayer-funded payments to alleged victims. “The allegations made by Leeann Tweeden against now-Senator Al Franken are revolting, and the image of him ...

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Action Items – November 13 – 17

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Jenny Beth’s Journal: How Congress deals with its sexual harassment accusations — at the taxpayers’ expense

Have you ever wondered how Congress manages claims of sexual harassments against members and its staffers? We call it the "shush fund,” filled with taxpayer dollars to hush up and pay off those who accuse members of Congress and their staffers of sexual misconduct. The Hill has the commentary: So the [Congressional Accountability Act] CAA created the “Office of Compliance” to deal with such issues. Complainants begin the dispute resolution process with a mandatory (yes, really) course of counseling that can last up to 30 days. Only after completing the compulsory ...

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The year may end with tax reform

Christmas may come early for those eager for some tax relief! House Republican will vote on their tax reform legislation this week and, if passed through both chambers, will hopefully be on the president’s desk by year-end. CNBC has the details: The GOP aims to pass a plan to chop tax rates for businesses and individuals by the end of the year to fulfill a key campaign promise. Lawmakers argue that changing the tax code will spark economic growth and boost job creation and wages. In an interview with CNBC on Tuesday, McCarthy contended that the House and Senate can ...

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November 13, 2017   The United States Senate Washington, DC 20515   Dear Chairman Hatch, Ranking Member Wyden and Senate Finance Committee Members,   Congress has before it a generational opportunity to reform and simplify the broken U.S. tax code, ensuring that Americans keep more of what they earn while unleashing our economy to grow and create jobs. Key to this effort is updating our tax laws to keep pace with new economic realities. We write to commend Chairman Hatch for including in his Tax Cuts and Jobs Act proposal important legislation, the ...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 11/13/17

CALENDAR: The House will return Monday, with first votes set for 6:30 PM. The House is scheduled to hold its last vote no later than 3 PM Thursday. The Senate also returns on Monday, with the first vote set for 5:30 PM. The Senate will stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work last Monday, and took up and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, they took up and passed H.R. 3441, the Save Local Business Act. The bill passed by a vote of 242-181. Then they passed H.R. 3911, the Risk-Based Credit ...

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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Calls on Companies to Resume Ads on Sean Hannity’s Fox News Show

Atlanta, GA - Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement in response to reports that advertisers on Sean Hannity’s Fox News show were caving to pressure from left wing political activists. "The companies pulling ads from Sean Hannity's show are trusting fake news over what actually took place. Instead of actually listening to what was a thorough, straightforward interview of a public figure in a highly charged atmosphere, these companies are acting simply on the word of political activists with an extreme agenda. ...

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Action Items for this Week: November 13-17

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