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Brady: Ahead of Holiday Season, Biden-Flation Delivers Rising Prices for Small Business Owners

November 15, 2022 — Bidenflation

After the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its October Producer Price Index (PPI) reporting that wholesale prices rose for businesses rose by 8 percent from the previous year, Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement: “So much for a joyous holiday season for small business owners, prices rise 8 percent from the ...

Brady: Neither White House Nor Congress Should Target Political Enemies Through IRS

November 15, 2022 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

After the New York Times reported that the IRS was told to target former top FBI officials James B. Comey and Andrew G. McCabe, Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement: "Former IRS Commissioner Rettig himself has disputed these claims, noting that he had no communication with President Trump ...

Brady Statement on President Biden’s Intent to Nominate Daniel Werfel to be Commissioner of Internal Revenue Service

November 11, 2022 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

Upon reports President Biden will nominate Daniel Werfel to serve as the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement: “As with any nominee, it’s important to keep an open mind. However, Daniel Werfel was named Acting IRS Commissioner in 2013 with ...

Brady: While Inflation Continues to Rage, Workers Get Hit With Another Paycut & Housing Prices Hit Record High

November 10, 2022 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

After the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in its October Consumer Price Index (CPI) that inflation rose at 7.7 percent from the previous year, and real wages failed to rise 17 of the last 21 months, Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement: “With persistent and high inflation for the foreseeable ...

J. Smith: Biden-Flation is Robbing Flyover Country

November 09, 2022 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

“Rising prices are crippling Americans’ budgets, and at its core, inflation is a tax on rural Americans and the poor,” writes Ways and Means member and Republican Leader of the House Committee on Budget Rep. Jason Smith (R-MO) in a new

Brady: Republicans Will Deliver an Economy That’s Strong

November 08, 2022 — Bidenflation

In Republicans’ Commitment to America, they’ll focus on less government spending, less taxes and regulation that drive inflation, more American-Made energy, and more workers connected to jobs, Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) said on Bloomberg’s “Balance of Power” in a conversation with David Westin.