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Brady: Families Braced for Recession in December Inflation Report

December 23, 2022 — Press Releases

After the Bureau of Economic Analysis released its report for December’s personal consumption expenditures (PCE) showing core prices continued to increase, Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement: “This report shows yearly inflation is worse than expected. With Biden-Flation persisting in the December PCE report that showed ...

Fact Check: Democrats’ Release of Confidential Tax Returns Was Unprecedented and Unnecessary

December 22, 2022 — Blog

On Wednesday, Ways and Means Democrats voted to release confidential taxpayer information, jeopardizing the right of every American to be protected from political targeting by Congress. Here’s the truth about how their unprecedented and haphazard actions sets a dangerous precedent that will allow majorities in Congress to target their political enemies. Democrats ignore that President ...

Democrat Bill’s Only Purpose: Provide Cover for the Political Targeting of a Private Citizen

December 22, 2022 — Blog

As Democrats attempt to justify unleashing a dangerous new political weapon that overturns decades of privacy protections for average Americans that have existed since the Watergate reforms, Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) warned against their politically-motivated action that sets a terrible precedent. Speaking on the House Floor, Rep. Brady noted that ...

Dems Refuse Relief for Families and Economic Growth in Year-End Spending Bill

December 22, 2022 — Bidenflation

In lieu of additions that would have provided relief in President Biden’s cruel economy, Democrats doubled down on more reckless spending in their year-end spending bill, Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) said on “Kudlow” on Fox Business in a conversation with Larry Kudlow. “This spending is on top of $3 trillion more that Democrats approved above ...

Brady Statement on News Reports of Democrats’ Rush to Release Confidential Tax Information

December 17, 2022 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

After Democrats announced a hearing in which the Ways and Means Committee would review confidential materials, press reports stated that “Trump Tax Returns May Be Released After House Panel Meets Tuesday” (Wall Street Journal, Dec. 16). Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement: “Ways and Means Democrats are ...

Congressional Republicans: Administration Neglected U.S. Interests in OECD Deal, Invited Extraterritorial Tax on U.S. Companies

December 15, 2022 — Blog

In a new letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Republican lawmakers  call out the Biden Administration for encouraging foreign countries to tax U.S. companies in a manner inconsistent with existing tax treaties, and once again urge Treasury to engage in meaningful, bipartisan consultation with Congress.   The letter, written by Ways and Means Republican ...

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 ...