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Fact Check: Hell-bent on Supercharging IRS Against Middle Class, Democrats Once Again Mislead Public

January 09, 2023 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

As Republicans drew closer to passing legislation to protect the middle class and small businesses from an IRS supercharged with 87,000 new agents that would audit them, Democrats resorted to repeating long debunked arguments. Here are a few: Claim: Republicans are falsely claiming the IRS will hire 87,000 new agents. Fact: Treasury’s own proposal published ...

J. Smith Statement on Selection as Next Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee

January 09, 2023 — Blog

WASHINGTON – Congressman Jason Smith (MO-08) released the following statement after being selected to serve as the Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means for the 118th Congress: “It is deeply humbling and an honor to be selected by my colleagues to serve as the next Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. With our new House ...

The Family and Small Business Taxpayer Protection Act

January 09, 2023 — Blog

For a printable version of this one-pager, please click here. Republicans are blocking the Biden Administration from unleashing 87,000 new IRS agents to go after families and small businesses and their unprecedented increase in IRS audits. The ...

Brady: Democrats Unleash Dangerous New Political Weapon with Public Release of Private Tax Returns

December 30, 2022 — Blog

Brady: Democrats Unleash Dangerous New Political Weapon with Public Release of Private Tax Returns Following Democrats’ move to release private taxpayer information, Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement. “With the publicly released transcript of Democrats’ secret executive session, Americans now have confirmation that ...

Fact Check: Democrats’ Release of Confidential Tax Returns Was Unprecedented and Unnecessary

December 22, 2022 — Blog

On Wednesday, Ways and Means Democrats voted to release confidential taxpayer information, jeopardizing the right of every American to be protected from political targeting by Congress. Here’s the truth about how their unprecedented and haphazard actions sets a dangerous precedent that will allow majorities in Congress to target their political enemies. Democrats ignore that President ...

Democrat Bill’s Only Purpose: Provide Cover for the Political Targeting of a Private Citizen

December 22, 2022 — Blog

As Democrats attempt to justify unleashing a dangerous new political weapon that overturns decades of privacy protections for average Americans that have existed since the Watergate reforms, Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) warned against their politically-motivated action that sets a terrible precedent. Speaking on the House Floor, Rep. Brady noted that ...