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Ways and Means Republicans Get Answers from Secretary Yellen About Biden’s Tax Hikes and IRS’s Repeated Abuse of Taxpayers

March 10, 2023 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

WASHINGTON, DC – House Ways and Means Committee Republicans questioned Secretary Yellen about the Biden Administration’s plans to spend $80 billion to hire 87,000 agents to audit working-class families, raise taxes by $4.7 trillion, and its failure to reassure the public about the IRS’s politically motivated leaks of confidential tax ...

Biden’s Budget on Health Care: Medicare Cuts, Fewer Cures, Higher Drug Prices, and More Government Control.

March 10, 2023 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

WASHINGTON, DC – President Biden’s budget puts patients and cures last while expanding Washington command and control over America’s health care economy. This budget ignores looming cuts to Medicare, doubles down on Democrats’ harmful cures-limiting plans, expands government-controlled health care, imposes hundreds of billions in new taxes on ...

Chairman Smith: After giving the IRS an $80 billion raise, the Biden Admin now wants taxpayers to give the IRS another $43.2 billion.

March 10, 2023 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

"Thank you, Madame Secretary, for appearing before the Ways & Means Committee today. I will note, last year we waited 71 days between the release of the President’s Budget and your testimony before this Committee.  So we commend you for promptly appearing today, on the day after the Budget was released, to defend President Biden’s $5 trillion tax hike. "After two years of economic ...

Ways and Means Approves Plan to Avoid Default and Protect Seniors, Military Families, and Veterans in Government Spending Decisions

March 09, 2023 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the House Ways and Means Committee, led by Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08), favorably reported out the Default Prevention Act, which would prevent defaulting on our debt, along with an important amendment by Chairman Smith that protects seniors and requires the Biden Administration to put America’s veterans, military families, and national defense ...

Smith and Rodgers: Biden Medicare Gimmick Won’t Save Medicare but Will Lead to Fewer Cures

March 09, 2023 — Blog

Washington, D.C. — In anticipation of President Biden’s forthcoming plan to expand government price controls that kill cures, increase taxes, and relies on gimmicks for funding, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (R-MO) and Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statements: “President Biden is ...