Tea Party Patriots Call – 01/08/17
1. Sessions confirmation by Gary Marx; President Madison Strategies
* He has excellent experience
* He will eliminate sanctuary cities
* Confirmation starts in two days
* Dems confirmation attacks have been continuous for more than 30 years
* Dems use same tactics for supreme court nominees
2. Jenny Beth Martin
* Particularly need to contact red state senators
* Nomination process can last for 2-1/2 months
* Explained the “Toolkit”
* Sign all of the petitions, and send out letters to senators and other contacts
3. DC Report; Bill Pascoe
* Ryan re-elected house speaker
* Obamacare repeal may take years per congress
* Congress will provide money for the Mexico wall. Trump will likely replace it, with Mexican money.
* Plan to use reconciliation process to repeal Obamacare, but it will not work for some major features.
* The Russian hacking issue is still being pushed by the Dems
4. Obama care report & Constitution report; Steve Wright
* If the Republicans insist on keeping pre existing conditions in their bill, it will fail.
* Demos are trying to use amendment #9 to expand citizens right limits
5. Jenny Beth Martin: Planning a confirmation reception on the day prior. Details to follow.
6. Q & A; No input