Press Releases

WSJ Blasts Dems’ $1.9T Bill as a Non-Covid Spending Blowout

February 22, 2021 — Blog

Yet another major newspaper has criticized the Democrats’ $1.9 trillion spending bill that neither prioritizes crushing the virus nor creates jobs. As the Wall Street Journal writes, “most of the blowout is a list of longtime Democratic spending priorities flying under the ...

Brady, Nunes, Reed Call for Investigation Into New York Nursing Home Deaths, Data Cover-Up

February 22, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX) sent a letter to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) calling for an immediate hearing to investigate New York nursing home deaths. The letter was joined by Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Devin Nunes (R-CA) and Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY). In New York, New York Governor Andrew ...

Washington Post: Democrats Are Not Targeting Covid Relief Bill

February 19, 2021 — Blog

Democrats are failing to target their covid relief bill to help those who need it, according to an editorial by The Washington Post. The newspaper's editorial board urges Democrats to provide relief "on the widest bipartisan basis possible," writing "this particular bit of sausage-making ...

LETTER: 11 Million Tax Return Backlog Threatens Americans’ 2020 Tax Filings

February 18, 2021 — Blog

Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Members Call on IRS Commissioner to Provide Plan to Address Unprocessed Returns American taxpayers could be harmed during the 2020 tax filing season because of a backlog of approximately 11 million unprocessed 2019 tax returns without action by the IRS, according to a letter to IRS Commissioner Rettig from all five Republican Members of the Ways and ...

Brady, W&M GOP Ask Biden Administration to Offer Jobs Estimate on COVID Plan

February 09, 2021 — Coronavirus Bulletin

WASHINGTON – President Biden is insistent that Congress must spend close to $2 trillion in further stimulus in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Republicans have been firm that any relief must be targeted and aimed at rebuilding our economy and crushing the virus. Which is why Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX)

Brady: Democrats’ Partisan Bill Doesn’t Focus on Virus or Jobs

February 08, 2021 — Coronavirus Bulletin

WASHINGTON -- The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after Committee Democrats announced they will debate multiple bills this week that compromise part of President Biden's COVID-19 relief "plan": “Our focus should be on crushing the virus and rebuilding our economy. Unfortunately, the bill ...