Press Releases

Brady, Reichert Statements on New U.S. WTO Action Against China for Unfair Trade Practices in the Aluminum Industry

January 12, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Dave Reichert (R-WA) issued the following statements regarding today’s announcement that the United States is launching a new World Trade Organization (WTO) enforcement action against China for providing subsidies to Chinese aluminum producers, which causes global overcapacity ...

Brady Statement on Rep. Sam Johnson’s Decision to Not Run for Reelection

January 06, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement regarding Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson’s (R-TX) decision to retire after serving out the remainder of the 115th Congress: “Sam Johnson is an American hero who has faced every challenge that has ever come his way ...

Brady Statement on December Jobs Report

January 06, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the Department of Labor’s December 2016 jobs report: “While I welcome some of the bright spots in this report, it doesn't change the fact that 2016's job creation was the worst we've seen in years. After eight years ...

Brady Kicks Off 115th Congress

January 03, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D. C. – Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement regarding the start of the 115th Congress: “I was honored to be sworn in today to serve the people of the 8th district of Texas. The 115th Congress is going to be a historic Congress. The actions we take in the next two years ...

Brady Statement on Announcement of Intention to Nominate Amb. Robert Lighthizer to be United States Trade Representative

January 03, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) today released the following statement after President-elect Donald Trump announced his intention to nominate Robert Lighthizer to be the next United States Trade Representative (USTR). “Congratulations to Ambassador Lighthizer for being selected to serve as the next United ...

Brady Applauds USTR Action to Protect the U.S. Beef Industry From Unfair European Union Trade Practices

December 22, 2016 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement that the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is scheduling a public hearing and seeking public comments in connection with the European Union’s ban of U.S. beef products. “For years, the EU has denied ...

Brady, Roskam Send Letter Expressing Concern over Continued IRS Targeting of Pro-Israel Groups

December 19, 2016 — Press Releases

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requesting information regarding the agency’s practice and policies when reviewing an organization’s application for tax-exempt status, specifically when the organization expresses support for the State of Israel. This letter is ...