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Smith: Democrats Need to Come to the Table to Address Reckless Spending and Debt Limit

January 19, 2023 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08) released the following statement in response to the federal government hitting the debt ceiling:   “The American people rightfully recognize that maintaining Washington’s status quo, which runs up massive deficits and adds trillions to our national debt, is unsustainable. They see how ...

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.  

Brady: White House Fear Mongers on Social Security While Inflation Crushes Seniors

November 02, 2022 — Bidenflation

While President Biden falsely claims credit for an automatic increase in Social Security payments, even reporters from the New York Times and the Washington Post are debunking the claim. “There's so much disinformation and fear mongering coming out of the White House. I think everyone understands why Social Security payments went up: Because inflation is crushing so many seniors,” ...

As Seniors Suffer Under Biden-Flation, Democrats Spin

October 13, 2022 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

Biden-Flation is so bad that next year’s Social Security benefits will have the highest automatic increase in 40 years. Yet, prices continue to reach new historic highs with no end in sight. Democrats are misleadingly claiming that the high “cost of living adjustment” (COLA) is a Democrat victory – but not one Democrat voted for this year’s COLA. This is a necessary ...

Brady Congratulates Former Ways & Means Subcommittee Director Amy Shuart on Selection to Social Security Advisory Board

October 07, 2022 — Blog

Ways and Means Committee Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) today praised the appointment of former Ways and Means Republican Social Security Subcommittee Staff Director Amy Shuart to the Social Security Advisory Board (SSAB): Rep. Brady said: “I’m proud to announce the appointment of Amy Shuart to the Social Security Advisory Board. Her expertise and ...

Republican Leaders Demand Top Biden Agency Heads Follow Supreme Court Ruling Limiting Executive Discretion in Rulemaking

September 27, 2022 — Biden's Student Loan Giveaway

Congressional Republican leaders are calling on Biden Administration agencies to obey a recent Supreme Court ruling that clarified the limitations of certain agency actions and insists that lawmaking is done by elected officials, not unaccountable bureaucrats. In letters to agencies within their jurisdiction, the leaders request the “clear congressional authorization” for upcoming ...