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Chairman Smith Blasts Hollow IRS “Plan” that Fails to Provide Details on How Their $80 Billion Raise Will be Spent

April 06, 2023 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Thursday, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08) issued the following statement in response to the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) newly released “plan” that was supposed to inform Congress and the American people how the IRS will spend the $80 billion Democrats gave the agency in the ...

Five Press-Worthy Moments from Ways and Means Hearing with HHS Secretary Becerra

March 29, 2023 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC – During Tuesday’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing, Republicans questioned HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra on President Biden’s budget gimmicks, why he offers no plan to prevent $500 billion in looming cuts to Medicare, why HHS employees are not showing up to work, and why wealthy families are eligible for taxpayer-funded ...

Ways and Means Republicans Get Answers from Secretary Yellen About Biden’s Tax Hikes and IRS’s Repeated Abuse of Taxpayers

March 10, 2023 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

WASHINGTON, DC – House Ways and Means Committee Republicans questioned Secretary Yellen about the Biden Administration’s plans to spend $80 billion to hire 87,000 agents to audit working-class families, raise taxes by $4.7 trillion, and its failure to reassure the public about the IRS’s politically motivated leaks of confidential tax ...

Chairman Smith: After giving the IRS an $80 billion raise, the Biden Admin now wants taxpayers to give the IRS another $43.2 billion.

March 10, 2023 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

"Thank you, Madame Secretary, for appearing before the Ways & Means Committee today. I will note, last year we waited 71 days between the release of the President’s Budget and your testimony before this Committee.  So we commend you for promptly appearing today, on the day after the Budget was released, to defend President Biden’s $5 trillion tax hike. "After two years of economic ...