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Floor Statements

Chairman Smith Floor Remarks: Fiscal Responsibility Act

May 31, 2023 — Floor Statements

As prepared for delivery. "This debate was a long time coming. Not because it’s complicated, but because Democrats couldn’t accept the solution.   "We are here at the 11th hour finally dealing with the debt limit on a bipartisan basis because President Biden apparently needed 100 days to pick up the phone and talk to Republicans.   "During those 100 days, the case for cutting ...

Chairman Smith on the House Floor: H.R. 1163, the Protecting Taxpayers and Victims of Unemployment Fraud Act

May 11, 2023 — Floor Statements

As prepared for delivery. "This crucial legislation will finally protect taxpayers and victims of fraud against the largest theft of tax dollars in American history. "Americans are suffering under a cost-of-living crisis, fueled by Democrats’ reckless spending. It has brought us to the brink of recession and spurred the highest increase in interest rates in 16 years. It must be ...

Chairman Smith Floor Remarks: Limit, Save, Grow Act

April 26, 2023 — Floor Statements

As prepared for delivery. "Thank you, Mr./Madame Speaker.   "Today’s fiscal crisis threatens all Americans.   "We are here today to debate legislation that accomplishes so much of what the American people want. Specifically, it begins to get Washington’s spending habit under control; it starts to slow the flow of special interest handouts to the wealthy and well-connected; and ...

Jackie Walorski Maternal and Child Home Visiting Reauthorization Act of 2022 Renews Commitment to Help Moms and Babies Thrive

December 02, 2022 — Blog

Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) delivered remarks on the House floor on the Jackie Walorski Maternal and Child Home Visiting Reauthorization Act of 2022. Honoring the legacy of Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN), this bipartisan bill helps vulnerable families and improves the health of moms and babies through pregnancy into the early years of a child’s ...

A. Smith: Trade Resolution Strengthens Partnerships in Western Hemisphere

July 13, 2022 — Blog

Speaking in support of strengthening economic partnerships with nations in the Caribbean region and ensuring the United States leads in countering China's predatory trade practices in the Western Hemisphere, top Republican on the Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE) pushed to go further in negotiating new trade agreements and reasserting America’s leadership in ...

Brady: Congress Finally Takes Action Against Putin’s Heartbreaking Genocide

April 07, 2022 — Blog

“The Ukrainian people have been waiting for us to take this action today, which is long overdue,” Republican Leader on the Ways and Means Committee Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) said today, delivering remarks on the House floor in support of the Suspending Normal Trade Relations with Russia and Belarus Act and the Ending Importation of Russian ...