Press Releases

Ryan, McConnell, Brady, Hatch Statement on Administration’s Tax Plan

April 26, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following today’s tax reform announcement by the Trump Administration, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas), and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) issued the following joint statement: “The ...

Brady Statement on Executive Order to Review Burdensome Tax Regulations

April 21, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) today released the following statement after President Trump signed an Executive Order calling for Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to review burdensome tax regulations: “Every week, President Trump delivers on his promise to eliminate excessive Washington red tape ...

Brady Statement on Trade Executive Action to Investigate Steel Imports

April 20, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) today released the following statement after President Trump signed a Presidential Memorandum calling for the Commerce Department to use its Section 232 authority to investigate the national security implications of U.S. steel imports: “I welcome President ...

Buchanan Announces Hearing on the 2017 Tax Filing Season

April 19, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Vern Buchanan (R-FL) announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing on the 2017 tax filing season. The hearing, entitled “Examining the 2017 Tax Filing Season,” will take place on Wednesday, April 26, at 2:00 PM in room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building. At the ...

Johnson Announces Hearing on Stopping Disability Fraud

April 19, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing, entitled “Stopping Disability Fraud: Risk, Prevention, and Detection,” on Wednesday, April 26, at 10:00 AM in room 2020 of the Rayburn House Office Building. At the hearing, Members will discuss the ...

Brady, Roskam Urge DOJ to Take “Fresh Look” at Evidence of Lois Lerner’s Criminal Acts Against American Taxpayers

April 12, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Tax Policy Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions calling on the Department of Justice to review evidence that Lois Lerner, the former IRS Exempt Organizations Division Director under the Obama Administration, broke ...

Brady Statement on March 2017 Jobs Report

April 07, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the Department of Labor’s March 2017 jobs report: “It’s clear there is a lot of work to do to strengthen our economy, and it starts with overhauling our ...

Brady Statement on Palmer, Schweikert Amendment to Further Strengthen AHCA

April 06, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) today released the following statement in response to Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) and Congressman David Schweikert’s (R-AZ) proposed amendment to the American Health Care Act (AHCA). “Today is another example of House Republicans’ unwavering ...

Bipartisan House and Senate Trade Leaders Send Letter to President Trump Ahead of His First Meeting with Chinese President Xi

April 05, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA), and Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) today sent a letter to President Trump highlighting key areas of concern regarding the U.S.-China trade relationship. In the letter, ...