The U.S. House of Representatives declared a “snow week” following what many dubbed “Snowpocalypse 2016,” which dumped up to 30 inches of snow in DC and other parts of the east coast. The Senate resumed session Wednesday. Meanwhile, Americans outside the beltway and across the U.S. braved work when the House and Senate wouldn’t! Here’s what you need to know this week:
Join us for the Conservative Review Conservative Convention!
Our friends over at Conservative Review is hosting its first-ever convention Thursday, Feb. 18 at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, S.C., 650 N. Academy Street, 29601. An all-star lineups of conservatives leaders are scheduled to attend, including Conservative Review Editor in Chief Mark Levin and Senior Editor Michelle Malkin. Guests include bestselling author David Limbaugh and U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah). Click here for detailed information and to register for the event!
Jenny Beth has a weekly column in The Washington Times
Check out ways YOU can get involved and push back against big government!
The Congressional Budget Office estimates our gross national debt will balloon to $30 trillion by 2016 because of Obamacare and because an aging population will rely more heavily on Medicare and Medicaid. Now it’s as important as ever to get involved and let your voice be heard at all levels of government. If you want to encourage our lawmakers stop the runaway spending or simply want to hold your leaders accountable, get involved in a Tea Party Patriots group near you. Click here to to get involved now!
Still shopping for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift?
If you’re still looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for that special someone in your life, look no more! Consider giving your loved one a Tea Party Patriots T-shirt commemorating the sacrifices and love shown by our selfless men and women in uniform! Head over to the Tea Party Patriots store for one of these limited edition T-shirts. It’s one way to honor our military for making our freedoms possible. Don’t miss your chance to get one! Visit the store now and order yours
Now that John Boehner has retired and passed the Speaker’s gavel to Paul Ryan, calls for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to step down are growing. We need your help to keep the pressure up! Add your name to the petition
calling for Mitch McConnell to step down as the majority leader of the U.S. Senate.
Challenge the Candidates with our New Smartphone App
Download our Yellow Card Project app today on either your iPhone or Android!
The Yellow Card Project will force all candidates for federal office to confront issues some of them would prefer not to address, like illegal immigration, out of control spending and Common Core. The new Yellow Card App is a tool that will allow you to change the conversation and get the candidates on the record about the issues that Americans care about most.
End Congress’ Obamacare Exemption:
Are you fed up with Congress exempting themselves from the laws they pass like Obamacare? So are we! Sign our petition
to send a message that Congress must live by the laws they pass. Help us fight back against special deals for Washington insiders!
MRC-Tea Party Patriots Caribbean Cruise:
We are excited to be co-sponsoring the Media Research Center’s inaugural Caribbean cruise
February 13-20, 2016 on Holland America’s amazing Westerdam cruise ship. TPP Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin will join MRC Founder and President Brent Bozell, Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins, Duck Dynasty’s Alan Robertson, Senate Conservatives Fund’s Ken Cuccinelli and many more conservative leaders on the cruise. It is a wonderful opportunity to discuss the important issues of the day, business and life while sailing between the beautiful Caribbean islands! Click to reserve your spot today!
Weekly Report from Washington:
Want to get regular updates from Tea Party Patriots on the latest developments from Washington? Join our Weekly Report from Washington webinar every Monday Congress is in session at 1pm ET! You can register for the webinar here
. Click here to read the latest report.
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