Jenny Beth Martin

Jenny Beth Martin: Dear Mr. President, Use the Bully Pulpit to Rally Your Base

Mr. President: You were elected President in 2016 largely on the basis of your promise to “drain the swamp.” Those who voted for you did so in the belief that you would be the first president in their lifetimes to actually follow through on his promise to end business as usual in Washington.  

US President Donald Trump speaks during a 'Make America Great' rally in Missoula, Montana, on October 18, 2018. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm / AFP) (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Senate Takes Another Long Weekend, Clocks Out on Thursday Afternoon

Just two days after conservatives held a press conference on Capitol Hill to launch a #MakeCongressWorkAgain campaign to put a spotlight on the Republican-led Senate’s short work week and its failure to get business done, Senators closed up shop at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday.

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Jenny Beth Martin: Establishing America-First Trade Policies 

A central part of President Donald Trump’s winning campaign platform last year was that American interests and – this is key – Americans’ interests should be the foundation of U.S. policymaking. The America First message resonated with American voters who had felt during previous administrations that America’s interests were a mere afterthought in the policy sphere. Trump voiced the right message, at the right time, and he won because of it.

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