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Brady Statement on News Reports of Democrats’ Rush to Release Confidential Tax Information

December 17, 2022 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

After Democrats announced a hearing in which the Ways and Means Committee would review confidential materials, press reports stated that “Trump Tax Returns May Be Released After House Panel Meets Tuesday” (Wall Street Journal, Dec. 16). Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement: “Ways and Means Democrats are ...

Congressional Republicans: Administration Neglected U.S. Interests in OECD Deal, Invited Extraterritorial Tax on U.S. Companies

December 15, 2022 — Blog

In a new letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Republican lawmakers  call out the Biden Administration for encouraging foreign countries to tax U.S. companies in a manner inconsistent with existing tax treaties, and once again urge Treasury to engage in meaningful, bipartisan consultation with Congress.   The letter, written by Ways and Means Republican ...

A. Smith: American Workers and Businesses Struggling with Record Inflation Cannot Afford Trade Moratorium

December 14, 2022 — Blog

“The Biden Administration’s moratorium on trade agreements puts the United States on the sidelines while global competitors aggressively pursue markets for their products and services,” Republican Leader on the Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE) said in opening remarks before a Trade Subcommittee hearing examining how the United States can ...

Brady, DelBene Introduce Resolution to Open New Markets for American Clean Energy Products, Create Jobs, Reduce Emissions

December 14, 2022 — Blog

House Ways and Means Committee Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), along with Ways and Means Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA), released the following statement after introducing a bipartisan resolution to boost trade in environmental goods and technologies and launch negotiations to complete a new environmental goods agreement:   “Promoting trade in ...

Brady: Household Wealth Declined for Third Consecutive Quarter This Year

December 14, 2022 — Bidenflation

American families are getting a cruel gift in President Biden’s economy ahead of the holidays, with new reports from the Joint Economic Committee showing the average American household will pay an extra $9,000 in the coming year because of Biden-Flation over the last two years, Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) said on the “Guy Benson Show” ...

Brady: Inflation Still Raging One Year After Biden Said It Peaked

December 13, 2022 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

After the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in its November Consumer Price Index (CPI) that inflation rose at 7.1 percent from the previous year, Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement: “So much for President Biden’s claim that inflation peaked one year ago – grocery prices rose by 12 percent ...

Brady: Democrats Spent $3 Trillion Over the Budget This Session

December 09, 2022 — Blog

“The worst thing we can do for the economy is continue this spending spree especially with inflation so high,” Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) said on Julie Mason Mornings on Sirius XM, outlining priorities for the lame duck session.