Oversight

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 by examining how Democrats’ push to throw billions of dollars at the IRS without adding any protections to address leaks of private taxpayer information and ...

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 ...

ADVISORY: Republican Meeting: “Weaponization of the IRS: A Sordid History and the Need for Taxpayer Protections”

September 23, 2021 — Blog

As Democrats seek to give the IRS nearly $80 billion in mandatory funding and put every American’s bank account information in the hands of the IRS, Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA), Republican Leader for the Oversight Subcommittee will host a virtual roundtable titled "Weaponization of the IRS: A Sordid History and the Need for ...

Brady, Crapo Introduce Bill to Protect Taxpayer Rights and Privacy

September 13, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Seeking to protect taxpayers against Democrats’ campaign to monitor Americans’ bank accounts, place taxpayer finances in a surveillance dragnet, and provide massive, additional mandatory funding to IRS for an army of IRS agents, U.S. House Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) and U.S. Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID) ...

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 ...

Justice Department Ignored Democrats’ Intention to Publicize Trump Tax Returns

August 01, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON - The Biden Justice Department’s recent unprecedented ruling hands over President Trump’s private tax returns to a partisan witch hunt by Democrats in Congress that threatens to unleash a new political war threatening the privacy of all Americans’ tax returns. The Justice Department ignored repeated public statements by Democrats that reveal their real intentions throughout ...