10 results for month: 11/2017


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 and fairer, we will work with our Tax Reform Coalition activists and partners ...

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 groping her while she slept provides hard evidence to back up her story. Senators ...

Action Items – November 13 – 17


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 New Economy Works to Guarantee Independence and Growth (NEW GIG) ...

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. Executives at these companies would never make a business or financial decision on ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Calls on Senate to Swiftly Vote on Kyle Duncan’s Nomination to Fifth Circuit

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today supporting Kyle Duncan’s nomination to serve on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. “Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund and our network of grassroots activists thank President Trump for nominating Kyle Duncan to serve on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in his native Louisiana. Mr. Duncan has a distinguished legal resume, serving the state of Louisiana as solicitor general and standing up for Americans’ First Amendment rights at the Supreme Court during the Hobby Lobby case. We call on the Senate to swiftly move Kyle Duncan’s ...

Action Items – November 6 – 10


November 8, 2017   The United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515   Dear Chairman Brady, Ranking Member Neal and House Ways and Means Committee Members,   We write to urge the House Ways and Means Committee to simplify and modernize our tax code to meet the needs of service providers in one of the fastest growing segments of the economy with the addition of the New Economy Works to Guarantee Independence and Growth (NEW GIG) Act of 2017 (S. 1549) to the House tax reform legislation. The legislation introduced by Rep. Tom Rice (R-SC) and Sen. John Thune (R-SD) would update the tax code and bring ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Applaud New GIG Act to be Considered in Tax Bill Markup

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement on the New GIG Act that is under consideration to be added to the House tax reform legislation: “Tax laws not only need to be reformed but they need to be updated to reflect today’s economy.  More and more people are working multiple jobs as contractors because it fits their schedule, lifestyle and financial needs. They can spend their mornings doing graphics or web site design while driving for Uber or Lyft the rest of the day, and perhaps even do a third job in the evening. The reform proposed by Senator Thune and Congressman Rice ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Reacts to Tax Relief Plan Released Today

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to the tax plan released by the House Ways and Means Committee. “Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund and our network of grassroots activists thank President Trump for recognizing the importance of reforming our tax code to provide desperately needed tax relief for American families, make our businesses more competitive, strengthen our economy and simplify our needlessly complex tax code. Today, House Republicans have released a bill that aims to fundamentally reform our tax code in order to reach the goal of a simpler, ...