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J. Smith Statement on Selection as Next Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee

January 09, 2023 — Blog

WASHINGTON – Congressman Jason Smith (MO-08) released the following statement after being selected to serve as the Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means for the 118th Congress: “It is deeply humbling and an honor to be selected by my colleagues to serve as the next Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. With our new House ...

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 ...

Biden Launches Trade War Over Green New Deal Policies, Harming Consumers

December 07, 2022 — Bidenflation

President Biden’s disastrous Green New Deal policies are stoking a trade war with key U.S. allies and will only result in skyrocketing energy costs, slowing economic growth, and a decrease in investment for American businesses. American families are already suffering in President Biden’s cruel economy, but the Biden Administration’s taxpayer-funded Green New Deal ...

President Biden Doubles Down on His War on American Energy

November 28, 2022 — Bidenflation

“When President Biden rammed through $300 billion or more in higher taxes, the bulk of it was on Made-in-America manufacturing,” Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) said on the Brian Kilmeade Show on Fox News Radio. Rep. Brady warns Biden’s tax hikes on American manufacturing leave families and businesses vulnerable to

Brady: Why Are Switzerland and Mexico More Protective of American Medical Innovation than the Biden Admin?

November 18, 2022 — Blog

After Switzerland and Mexico circulated evidence to all World Trade Organization members rebutting arguments for the proposed extension of the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) waiver, which cedes U.S. intellectual property on vaccines, treatments and therapies from U.S. innovators to foreign competitors, Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady ...

Republicans Vow to Hold the Government Accountable

November 07, 2022 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

In a series of letters to top officials, Ways and Means Republicans have laid the groundwork for an onslaught of investigations into the Biden Administration’s abuses of power. The Committee will track down the waste of taxpayer dollars, fight for transparency, and hold the Administration accountable for its unprecedented executive overreach. Here’s how Republican Leader ...

Brady, Hern Request Treasury Preserve Docs Related to Biden’s Global Tax Surrender

October 31, 2022 — Blog

The Biden Administration has made tax promises to the world without consulting Congress, and has ignored Ways and Means Republicans’ requests for revenue estimates. Not only does the agreement surrender American tax revenue to foreign competitors, but it also undermines Congress’s authority over U.S. tax law.   In a new letter to Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen, Ways and ...

Miller: The Biden Admin Is Surrendering America’s Economic Advantage to China

October 18, 2022 — Blog

“U.S. influence has been eroded in a part of the world where we were once poised to hold sway, and China has moved in to play an increasingly dominant role. This must change,” writes Ways and Means Member Rep. Carol Miller (R-WV) in a new op-ed for Fox News alongside fellow Ways and Means Member Rep. Ron Estes (R-KS) and Rep. Beth Van ...