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Day Four Wrap-Up: Democrats Defend Economic Surrender

September 15, 2021 — Blog

On the fourth and final day of the Ways and Means Committee’s work on their $3.5 trillion tax hikes and spending package, Democrats defended crushing America’s innovation economy, tax increases that will send jobs and businesses fleeing overseas, President Biden’s economic surrender to China, and relegating too many Americans to poverty by making the largest expansion of the welfare ...

Democrats’ Crippling $3 Trillion Tax Hike on Working Families and Small Biz Kills Jobs and Cures

September 14, 2021 — Blog

Democrats are moving forward with their $3 trillion tax increase on working families and small businesses to fund the greatest expansion of the welfare state in most of our lifetimes. Worse, it even wastes tax dollars on subsidies to the wealthy and special interests. Here is a quick run-through of some of the worst parts of this bill. Democrats Break Promises and Raise Taxes (and ...

Brady: Another day, another $314 billion spent expanding the welfare state in America

September 10, 2021 — Blog

After the second day of Democrats' effort to ram a $3.5 trillion tax hike and spending spree through Congress, Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement: “Another day, another $314 billion spent expanding the welfare state in America. "Ways and Means Democrats chose their socialist priorities over America’s priorities by siding with special ...

NUNES: Dems Abandoned Bipartisan Efforts on Greater Nursing Home Transparency

September 10, 2021 — Blog

After ignoring Republicans’ repeated calls for hearings to examine nursing homes death related to COVID-19, Democrats rushed to include purely partisan transparency provisions in their $3.5 trillion spending monstrosity, noted top Republican on the Health Subcommittee Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA).   Rep. Nunes said:   “For the second time this year, we are witnessing the ...

WALORSKI: Dems Punt on & Worsen Broken Forever Programs with $3.5 Trillion Welfare Expansion

September 10, 2021 — Blog

Democrats’ $3.5 trillion massive expansion of the welfare state will devastate our jobs recovery and fail our most vulnerable families and children, top Republican of the Ways and Means Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) warned. Rep. Walorski said: “I want to remind my colleagues on the other side of the aisle that American taxpayers already fund a social ...

BRADY: Expanding TAA with No Trade Agenda Ignores Workers and Job Creation

September 10, 2021 — Blog

During the second day of Democrats’ crippling $3.5 trillion tax hike and spending hearing, top Republican on the Ways and Means Committee Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) emphasized that the Biden Administration’s trade moratorium and House Democrats’ delay on job-creating trade programs surrenders American jobs, investment, and companies to our foreign competitors.   On the President’s trade ...

BUCHANAN: Dems’ Trade Moratorium Means Fewer American Jobs, More Wasteful Spending

September 10, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Top Republican on the Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL) kicked off the second day of Democrats’ crippling $3.5 trillion tax hike and spending hearing noting that Democrats allowed job-creating trade programs to expire while shoveling billions of funding towards more costly, less effective programs.   Rep. Buchanan said:   “We ...