Opening Statements

Brady: A Day in the Life Under the Biden-Pelosi $4 Trillion Scheme

November 19, 2021 — Blog

Republican Leader of the Ways and Means Committee Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) closed debate on the House Floor describing a day in life for Americans under the Biden-Pelosi $4 trillion scheme. CLICK HERE to watch Rep. Brady’s closing remarks. The full remarks are below. America, the results are in, and now we know it was all ...

Dems’ Terrifying IRS Scheme Increases Audit Rates for Every American With a Job

October 26, 2021 — Blog

Top Republican on the Ways Committee Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) and top Republican on the Oversight Subcommittee Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA) opened a Republican roundtable highlighting how President Biden’s dangerous plan to expand the IRS will result in an invasion of privacy of Americans’ bank accounts.   Expert testimony from several community bankers outlined how the burdens ...

Walorski: Democrats’ Spending Proposals Turn a Blind Eye on America’s Most Vulnerable Families

October 20, 2021 — Blog

“From the gas pump to the grocery store, inflation caused by out-of-control Democratic spending has spurred devastating consequences for struggling families all over our districts,” top Republican on the Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) said in her opening remarks during a Republican roundtable examining Democrats’ harmful ...

Brady: Dems’ Untargeted Welfare-Without Work Expansion is the Last Thing Americans Need

October 20, 2021 — Blog

Top Republican on the Ways and Means Committee Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) opened a Republican roundtable examining how Democrats’ welfare expansion will fail the poor and threaten our jobs recovery.    The roundtable discussion featured testimony from former Ways and Means Chair and Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan and American Enterprise Institute President Robert ...

Dems’ Drug Pricing Scheme Stifles Hope for New Cures for Millions of Patients

October 14, 2021 — Blog

Republican Leader of the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined today’s Republican meeting to address Democrats’ socialist drug price-setting plan, which stifles innovation and hope for new cures for millions of American patients and their families.   Rep. Nunes said:   “The Democrats have ...

Democrats’ Socialist Drug Pricing Scheme Costs Up to 342 Lifesaving Cures

October 14, 2021 — Blog

Top Republican on the Ways and Means Committee Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) opened a republican meeting warning against Democrats’ dangerous socialist drug price proposals which will destroy lifesaving cures in research and development by saying:   “The Democrats’ policies set up a dangerous trade-off: lower prices for some drugs for some people in the ...

KELLY: Dems’ Plan for Invasive, Supercharged IRS Invites Abuse of Power

September 30, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Top Republican on the Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA) led the Republican meeting today examining Democrats’ push to throw billions of dollars at the IRS without adding any protections to address leaks of private taxpayer information and existing abuses of power.   Rep. Kelly said:   “The IRS is back to its same old, bad ...

BRADY: With Its History of Political Targeting, Why Would We Reward the IRS with Greater Power Over Sensitive Taxpayer Data?

September 29, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Democrats push to give the IRS access to Americans’ bank accounts, top Republican on the Ways and Means Committee Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) kicked off a Republican roundtablewith Oversight Republican Leader Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA) to examine the agency’s history of political targeting and leaks of private taxpayer information.   In the roundtable, Rep. Brady ...