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Opening Statements

KELLY: Dems’ Plan for Invasive, Supercharged IRS Invites Abuse of Power

September 30, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Top Republican on the Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA) led the Republican meeting today examining Democrats’ push to throw billions of dollars at the IRS without adding any protections to address leaks of private taxpayer information and existing abuses of power.   Rep. Kelly said:   “The IRS is back to its ...

BRADY: With Its History of Political Targeting, Why Would We Reward the IRS with Greater Power Over Sensitive Taxpayer Data?

September 29, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Democrats push to give the IRS access to Americans’ bank accounts, top Republican on the Ways and Means Committee Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) kicked off a Republican roundtablewith Oversight Republican Leader Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA) to examine the agency’s history of political targeting and leaks of private taxpayer information.   In the roundtable, Rep. Brady ...

BRADY: Build Back in America, Not China

September 15, 2021 — Blog

“This isn’t about corporations or the wealthy, it’s about workers. It’s about families and customers, retirees, and communities that our businesses invest in. They bear the burden. They always bear the burden,” warned Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) on said in opening day four of the full Ways and Means Committee hearing examining Democrats’ ...

BRADY: Never Has Our Government Wasted So Much to Kill So Many American Jobs

September 14, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. – “Never has our government wasted so much to kill so many American jobs, drive prices even higher, and hook a whole new generation of the poor on government dependency,” top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) said while opening the third day of the full committee hearing on Democrats’ job killing tax hikes and wasteful ...

NUNES: Today Dems give seniors $85 for glasses. Next week, they’ll take away your cure for ALS.

September 10, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Despite fiscal instability in Medicare, Democrats are pushing to expand the health care seniors rely on, threatening retirees, patients, hardworking Americans, and Main Street businesses, top Republican on the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) said.   Rep. Nunes said:   “Despite the deep divisions within their own ...

BUCHANAN: Dems’ Trade Moratorium Means Fewer American Jobs, More Wasteful Spending

September 10, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Top Republican on the Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL) kicked off the second day of Democrats’ crippling $3.5 trillion tax hike and spending hearing noting that Democrats allowed job-creating trade programs to expire while shoveling billions of funding towards more costly, less effective programs.   Rep. Buchanan ...