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Chairmen Royce, Camp Seek Answers from IRS on Foreign Diplomats Receiving Taxpayer Funded Benefits
October 29, 2014
Washington, DC – Today, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) wrote to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen seeking information after learning that foreign diplomats working in the United States are eligible for subsidized health coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Specifically, the letter asks how many have enrolled in ACA and the total cost of all subsidies given to foreign diplomats. In a letter to IRS Commission K... More
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NYT Wrong, Again, on ObamaCare
October 28, 2014
Yesterday, The New York Times, a consistent cheerleader for ObamaCare, questions: Is the Affordable Care Act Working? It should come as no surprise that the article states, as if it were fact, that “For now, dire warnings that the law would cause premiums for most people to rise sharply have proved unfounded.” The truth? As this Forbes article cites, new health research shows that non-group premiums (those policies families and individuals have to buy on their own instead of getting one from the... More
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VIDEO: Time for the truth and an end to IRS targeting once and for all
October 27, 2014
Washington, DC – House Republicans today released a new video highlighting key events in the IRS targeting scandal and efforts led jointly by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee to investigate wrongdoing, overcome administration stonewalling, and ensure that the IRS never again repeats this abuse. The video begins with President Obama’s 2010 State of the Union Address criticizing the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision that struck down... More
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Johnson, Becerra Developing Legislation to Stop the Payment of Social Security Benefits to Nazi War Criminals
October 23, 2014
Washington, DC – Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Ranking Member Xavier Becerra (D-CA) announced today that they are working together on legislation to stop all payment of Social Security benefits to Nazis and others who actively assisted in Nazi crimes. “Like all Americans, I was stunned to learn that those responsible for the deaths of millions of innocents have received millions in Social Security benefits due to a loophole in the law. By leaving ... More
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Committee Seeks Key Administration Witness in IRS Scandal, Treasury Tells Congress ‘Not Until After the Election’
October 22, 2014
Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) wrote to Department of Treasury Secretary Jack Lew regarding the Administration’s refusal to produce a key witness for interview prior to the election. The Committee is seeking to speak with Hannah Stott-Bumstead, who was the first Treasury official informed that the IRS had “lost” two years of Lois Lerner emails. In the letter, Camp stated, “Some of the key questions remaining in the investigation into the IRS’ targeting... More
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