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Five Press-Worthy Moments from Ways and Means Hearing with HHS Secretary Becerra

March 29, 2023 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC – During Tuesday’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing, Republicans questioned HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra on President Biden’s budget gimmicks, why he offers no plan to prevent $500 billion in looming cuts to Medicare, why HHS employees are not showing up to work, and why wealthy families are eligible for taxpayer-funded ...

Work and Welfare Subcommittee Chairman LaHood Opening Statement: Welfare is Broken – Restoring Work Requirements to Lift Americans Out of Poverty

March 29, 2023 — Blog

As prepared for delivery.   "Good afternoon and welcome. I want to thank everyone for joining us for today’s important hearing on how we can restore work requirements to lift more Americans out of poverty.   "My name is Darin LaHood and I represent Illinois’ 16th District, covering much of the central and northwestern parts of the ...

Health Subcommittee Exposes the Fallout of Democrats’ Inflation on Patients, Health Care workers, and Small Businesses

March 27, 2023 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC – Americans operating small businesses who are being crushed by Obamacare regulations and raging inflation under the Biden Administration testified before the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee last week led by Subcommittee Chairman Vern Buchanan (FL-16) about the challenges they face in affording and providing health insurance for ...

Four Press Worthy Moments from Biden’s Trade Representative During the Ways and Means Hearing on the Biden Administration Trade Agenda

March 25, 2023 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. – When U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai appeared before the Ways and Means Committee on Friday to discuss the President’s trade agenda, she faced tough questions on whether that trade agenda even exists, why the White House is refusing to work with lawmakers despite the Constitution giving Congress legal authority over trade, and the Biden ...

Chairman Smith Opening Statement: Why Health Care is Unaffordable: Fallout of Dems’ Inflation on Patients & Small Businesses

March 23, 2023 — Blog

As prepared for delivery. "Chairman Buchanan, Ranking Member Doggett – I’m pleased to join you in convening this first hearing of the Health Subcommittee in the 118th Congress. It is also a first step in a renewed effort to address the high cost of health care in America.   "Thank you, Chairman Buchanan, for your leadership. Your knowledge and expertise, your ...