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'Inflation Reduction Act'

Democrats’ Manchin Biden Build Back Better bill means higher taxes, harassing IRS audits on lower- and middle-income earners, and no relief from inflation, all as America battles a recession.

“Democrats promise that no American will “see a penny” of tax hikes. Yet Congress’ own Budget Office debunks that claim, confirming the largest burden of higher taxes will come from middle-class families starting next year.” -Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX)

Democrats Obstruct Inquiry Into IRS’s Sudden Destruction of 30 Million Tax Returns

October 03, 2022 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

Democrats are blocking Congress from critical information regarding the IRS’s sudden and mysterious destruction of 30 million tax returns. Despite repeated demands, the IRS has refused to provide the decision memorandum it used to justify the move, instead replying with a blanket denial that broadly prevents Congress from performing its appropriate oversight ...

FACT CHECK: Dems’ Drug Pricing Scheme Means Higher Prices and Fewer Cures

September 29, 2022 — Bidenflation

Democrats’ policies led to the highest Medicare premium increase in history last year, and now that seniors are getting a partial refund nearly a year later, the Biden Administration is rushing to claim a victory ahead of November. This is blatant political gamesmanship. The Facts: The Biden Administration overcharged seniors for Medicare in 2022. In November 2021, the ...

Biden Admin Violates Obamacare Law While Ignoring Rising Health Care Costs

September 28, 2022 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

In direct violation of the clear statutory text and a decade of legal interpretation (including during the Obama Administration), President Biden has unilaterally rewritten the eligibility rules for Obamacare, reframing the intent of the law as a “glitch.”    Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health Republican Leader Rep. Vern Buchanan’s (R-FL) resolution of inquiry ...

Republican Leaders Demand Top Biden Agency Heads Follow Supreme Court Ruling Limiting Executive Discretion in Rulemaking

September 27, 2022 — Biden's Student Loan Giveaway

Congressional Republican leaders are calling on Biden Administration agencies to obey a recent Supreme Court ruling that clarified the limitations of certain agency actions and insists that lawmaking is done by elected officials, not unaccountable bureaucrats. In letters to agencies within their jurisdiction, the leaders request the “clear congressional authorization” for upcoming ...

Democrats Help Biden Administration Dodge Inquiries on Overreach and Failures

September 26, 2022 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

House Democrats last week provided top Biden Administration officials with a “hall pass” to obstruct Congress and ignore requests for information about its wide-ranging overreach and harmful policies. Ways and Means Republicans offered “resolutions of inquiry” (ROI) to force top Administration officials to respond to inquiries with specific factual information – but Democrats voted ...

Democrats Are Intent On Undermining And Destabilizing Medicare

September 26, 2022 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

Democrats’ policies destabilize Medicare, at the detriment of beneficiaries. Democrats’ wasteful spending risks destabilizing Medicare, putting existing enrollees at risk. Democrats have proposed to add even more costs to the tune of $358 billion over 10 years in reckless spending even though 90 percent of Medicare Advantage plans already offer ...

Arrington: New GOP Majority Can Rein In Federal Government to Restore Fiscal Responsibility

September 20, 2022 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

“If we fail to prioritize fiscal reforms and continue politics-as-usual, then Congress will eventually bankrupt the greatest country in human history and irreparably undermine America’s influence in the world,” writes Ways and Means Committee Republican Rep. Jodey Arrington (R-TX) in an op-ed for Fox News. Despite the name of President ...