Tea Party group attacks Paul Ryan

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The group praised Sens. Ted CruzTed CruzTrump at immigration crossroads Poll: Majority of GOP voters wish they chose another presidential nominee Trump attacking immigration issue openly and honestly MORE (R-Texas) and Mike LeeMike LeeThe impact of silence: The incarceration of children who have committed no crime Fidelity denies lobbying for student loan tax break Cruz, Lee question legality of Iran payment MORE (R-Utah) for working to tie any reopening of the government to the end of the Affordable Care Act. 

“Now is not the time to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory, and sign some ‘grand bargain’ to allow the White House to escape the wrath of Americans, who deplore Obamacare so much that they have driven the President’s approval rating to a near-Bush low of 37 percent,” Tea Party Patriots head Jenny Beth Martin said. 

“Clearly, Paul RyanPaul RyanRyan: Obama putting 'pet' projects above troops Tax professors urge House to reject impeachment of IRS chief Juan Williams: Trump's race politics will destroy GOP MORE is losing his focus on the #1 issue in the country – Obamacare – and the desire of the American people to rid themselves of its costs and consequences,” she said.