Press Releases

Republican Leaders Press Biden Administration for Answers on How Ongoing Border Crisis is Impacting American Foster Children

April 16, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC – Republican Ways and Means leaders wrote to request that the Department of Health and Human Services’ Inspector General investigate the extent to which children in the U.S. foster care system are being impacted by the need for placements for unaccompanied children. With over 18,800 migrant children crossing the southern border in March of this year, the Office of Refugee ...

Republicans to Biden: Promote & Protect Trade Policies That Support American Jobs, Medical Innovation, and Successful Distribution of Vaccines Worldwide

April 14, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC – As the world races to develop and distribute new vaccines and treatments against COVID-19, some members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) are attempting to undermine intellectual property (IP) policies that are vital to swift medical innovation, successful distribution of COVID-19 medical treatments and vaccines worldwide, and a robust American workforce. This week, House ...

New York Post: With Economy on the Mend, America Doesn’t Need Biden’s Irresponsible $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

April 12, 2021 — Blog

The economy is on the mend, but the Biden Administration doesn’t want you to know that, according to an editorial by the New York Post. The newspaper’s editorial board writes that the Biden Administration and top Democrats are ignoring March’s explosive jobs report, because doing so would get in the way of their $2 trillion tax hikes masking as responsible infrastructure reform. As ...

Amid OECD Negotiations, Ways and Means Republicans Urge Secretary Yellen to Protect Workers & Their Jobs

April 08, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON – Today, amid ongoing OECD negotiations, top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX), alongside 16 Republican committee members called on Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen to take “a strong position in favor of the U.S. tax base, workforce, and business community.” In a letter: Members urged Treasury Secretary Yellen to defend the U.S. ...

Biden’s Axis of Taxes Gives Russia & China a Vote on Survival of Americans’ Jobs

April 07, 2021 — Blog

A new effort by President Biden to collaborate with leaders of Russia, China, and other governments will result in American workers and businesses paying higher taxes to finance wasteful spending in the U.S. and across the world, according to recent remarks by Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen. The Biden Administration is actively seeking cover behind a multi-country tax agreement to hide the fact ...

Brady: Biden Tax Hikes Send U.S. Jobs Overseas, Negating Infrastructure Gains

April 06, 2021 — Blog

Under Democrats' tax scheme, it's better to be a foreign company than an American one. President Biden's tax hikes threaten to push Americans' jobs overseas, and would negate any possible long-term economic benefit of infrastructure spending. They also reverse Americans' historic gains in jobs, wages, and growth, achieved thanks to ...

ICYMI: President Biden’s ‘Centrism’ Is a Tax-Hike Extravaganza

April 06, 2021 — Blog

President Biden's tax increases would make America less competitive and cost American jobs. Writing in RealClearMarkets, National Taxpayers Union Foundation's Andrew Wilford offers details. Tax Hikes Put America Behind Other Nations: The United States is "already on the high side when factoring in state and local taxes, which brings the average U.S. corporate tax rate to ...