Press Releases

Brady: Mnuchin is Right, Now Is Not the Time for Countries to Impose New Digital Taxes

June 17, 2020 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. -- The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sent a letter to multiple finance ministers warning them not to press forward with plans for new digital taxes: “I agree with Secretary Mnuchin that this is not the time to be ...

Fact Check: No, America Wasn’t Heading Into a Recession Before Coronavirus

June 17, 2020 — Blog

America’s economic surge prior to the pandemic is a matter of historical record—and thanks in no small part to Republicans’ pro-growth agenda and tax reform. That’s precisely why Democrats have been denying the success. Just today, one Democrat claimed that America was “heading into a recession” before the pandemic, noting that our economy peaked before the lockdown according to a ...

Reed, Local Leaders Call Out Cuomo For Hoarding CARES Relief Funds to Child Care Facilities

June 16, 2020 — Blog

Despite receiving nearly $5.1 billion for New York state as part of the CARES Act, Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York has failed to distribute federal funds as Congress intended. The funds being withheld include $164 million in Child Care Development Block Grants and billions in direct aid for state and local governments. These funds were meant to be distributed to city, ...

Analysis: Democrats’ Proposed Tax Hikes Hurt Workers

June 15, 2020 — Blog

Despite continuing progress and a fragile economic recovery, Democrats, including former Vice President Joe Biden, have pledged to reverse critical parts of the 2017 GOP Tax Cuts. These tax hikes would hurt poor- and middle-class workers the most, according to multiple nonpartisan analyses. Tax reform provided a better path to recovery that should be replicated, not repealed, as America ...