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Chairman Smith Opening Statement: Markup of H.J.R. 39, Congressional Review Act Legislation on Solar Tariffs

April 18, 2023 — Blog

As prepared for delivery. "Before we begin, I’d like to take a moment to mention our colleague Dan Kildee who cannot be with us today as he is recovering from surgery related to his recent cancer diagnosis. Dan is a valuable member of this committee and his absence will be felt – particularly today as we take up a piece of legislation of which Dan is an original cosponsor. We wish ...

Automaker’s Troubling Deal with Chinese Company Raises Questions About Democrats’ Electric Vehicle Tax Credits

April 17, 2023 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

Washington, D.C. - Taxpayer dollars may be getting funneled to a Chinese company and potential “foreign entity of concern” through its partnership with Ford, thanks to the automaker’s use of electric vehicle tax credits in the Democrats’ so-called Inflation Reduction Act, writes Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08) to Ford CEO Jim Farley ...

Chairman Smith: Americans Add Biden’s Inflation Crisis to Death and Taxes as Part of Life’s Certainties

April 12, 2023 — Bidenflation

WASHINGTON, DC – Americans will continue to suffer under President Biden’s inflation crisis, after the latest Consumer Price Index report showed inflation at 5.0 percent, an over 30 year high, and inflation rising 14.9 percentage points since Joe Biden became President.   Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08) released the following ...

Chairman Smith, Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Schweikert: Americans Will Struggle to Afford Accounting and Paperwork Prep Needed to Comply with Democrats’ New IRS Reporting Scheme

April 10, 2023 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC – As it struggles to process the billions of information returns it currently receives, the IRS may be unprepared to implement Democrats’ new invasive scheme to track Americans’ personal online financial transactions, wrote Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08) and Oversight Subcommittee ...