SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tea Party Express, the nation's largest tea party political action committee, will host the official Tea Party response to President Obama's State of the Union Address directly following the Republican response by Senator Marco Rubio. Senator Rand Paul will deliver the Tea Party response in the Lisagor Room at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
"The Tea Party is a very vocal and energetic grassroots movement that continues to thrive in America," said Sen. Paul. "In 2010, I ran on Tea Party issues such as balancing the budget, cutting wasteful federal spending, and honoring our Constitution; and I have been a loud proponent of these issues in Congress. My response to the President's State of the Union address will underline how we can move our agenda forward and restore the Founders' vision for a prosperous America."
Date: Tuesday February 12th, 2013
Time: Approximately 5 minutes directly following the Republican response by Senator Marco Rubio
Speaker: Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky
Location: Lisagor Room of The National Press Club, Washington, DC
Tea Party Express Chairman Amy Kremer and Chief Strategist Sal Russo will be available Tuesday and Wednesday in D.C. for interviews and reactions.
Tea Party Express is pleased to announce that the live stream of Senator Rand Paul giving the Tea Party Response to the State of the Union can be seen at RedState.com. During the event, they will have a live chat featured and will be live tweeting the event using #TPSOTU, #TeaParty and #RS.
RedState is happy to promote this Tea Party response to the State of the Union because of the strength of the grassroots and the historic nature of Senator Rand Paul giving the response on behalf of the Tea Party movement. RedState is the most widely read right of center blog on Capitol Hill, is the most often cited right of center blog in the media, and is widely considered one of the most influential voices of the grassroots on the right. Most importantly, RedState is a grassroots organization that believes in the same principles and values of the Tea Party movement, including fiscal responsibility and constitutionally limited government.
The Tea Party response will also be streaming live at www.TeaPartyExpress.org.
For questions about the Tea Party Response or to schedule an interview with Amy Kremer or Sal Russo, please contact Mark Standriff at 916-529-9990.
SOURCE Tea Party Express