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Ways and Means Republicans Seek Answers on Hundreds of Billions in Fraudulent Unemployment Benefits

February 08, 2023 — Press Releases

Washington, DC - After President Biden once again declared “the watchdogs are back” during the State of the Union yesterday, a hearing on unemployment insurance fraud convened by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08) revealed that the federal government still does not know exactly how much money was stolen by criminals in ...

Smith: Biden’s Speech Shows Democrats Are Out of Touch with the Reality Facing Americans Today

February 07, 2023 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, DC - House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08) released the following statement in response to President Biden’s State of the Union speech: “President Biden shouldn’t be lecturing Americans about the state of the union; he should be listening to them. If he took a break from handing out billions in green welfare for the wealthy and ...

Chairman Smith Opening Statement:  The Greatest Theft of Taxpayer Dollars – Unchecked Unemployment Fraud

February 07, 2023 — Opening Statements

WASHINGTON, DC – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08) shined a spotlight today on how Democrats, at every turn, blocked investigations into the greatest theft of taxpayer dollars in American history. In the new majority, Republicans are investigating what exactly is being done or not done to determine the size, scope, and severity of ...

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