The Congressional Tea Party Caucus re-launched Thursday evening with its first meeting of the 113th Congress.
“This is the one caucus that puts the American people at the table,” Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), the Thursday evening event’s emcee, said in her remarks to the room, a person inside confirmed for Breitbart News. “There are three premises behind the Tea Party Caucus,” Bachmann said. “One is that ‘we’re taxed enough.’ Two is that ‘we spend less than we take in.’ And third and most importantly is that ‘we follow the constitution.’” “We have over 20 congressmen here,” Bachmann said, according to another source. “It’s hard to get 20 congressmen to a committee meeting.”
One attendee told Breitbart News that there were at least two dozen members of Congress there, including Reps. Paul Broun, Trent Franks, Mick Mulvaney, Paul Gosar, David Schweikert, Walter Jones, Michele Bachmann, Tim Huelskamp, Steve King, Louie Gohmert and Howard Coble, and many more conservative organizations like the Tea Party Express, radio host Rusty Humphries, AMAC (the conservative version of AARP), and the event’s organizer was TheTeaParty.net…..To Read More…..