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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 Examination Act, under Suspension of the Rules, by a vote of 389-32. On Wednesday, ...

Sen. Lankford working to insure votes on President Trump’s judicial nominees

A year ago, President Trump shocked the world with his historic victory. Since that moment, Democrats have been interested in one thing: Resistance. While this may rile up their base, it is keeping the Senate from doing very important work. Caught in the crosshairs of this angry obstructionism is the federal judiciary. There are now more vacancies on the federal judiciary than when President Trump came to office. This is because Senate Democrats have been using every rule possible to keep President Trump’s judicial nominees from even getting a vote. Sen. Lankford has been a leader in addressing this problem. While principled debates are essential ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 11/6/17

  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. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: On Thursday, October 26, the House took up H.Con.Res. 71, establishing the congressional budget for the U.S. Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027. This was a vote on the Senate-passed budget resolution, and its passage meant that there was no need to go to conference to work out differences between the House-pas...