Trade

Brady: To Confront China, Biden Admin Should Pursue China Phase Two, New Trade Agreements, and Work with Congress

October 04, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following United States Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai’s remarks outlining the Biden Administration’s next steps in the U.S.-China trade relationship, top Republican on the Ways and Means Committee Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement:   “Ambassador Tai should rely on Congress as a key partner as this Administration seeks ...

Brady on Ambassador Tai’s Speech on Next Steps on China Phase One

October 03, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Ahead of U.S. Trade Ambassador Katherine Tai's speech on President Biden's approach to trade with China, top Republican on the Ways and Means Committee Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement:   “Ambassador Tai is a talented U.S. trade representative who understands the ...

Study: Dems’ Tax Plan Skyrockets U.S. to Third-Highest Corporate Tax Rate in Developed World

September 15, 2021 — Blog

Democrats’ $3.5 trillion tax hike and spending plan will increase the corporate tax rate from 21 percent to 26.5 percent—skyrocketing the United States to the third highest corporate rate in the OECD, the Tax Foundation reports.   Corporations don’t pay taxes, people do. Democrats’ tax hikes will fall on the backs of American working families and Main Street ...

BRADY: Build Back in America, Not China

September 15, 2021 — Blog

“This isn’t about corporations or the wealthy, it’s about workers. It’s about families and customers, retirees, and communities that our businesses invest in. They bear the burden. They always bear the burden,” warned Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) on said in opening day four of the full Ways and Means Committee hearing examining Democrats’ ...

BRADY: Expanding TAA with No Trade Agenda Ignores Workers and Job Creation

September 10, 2021 — Blog

During the second day of Democrats’ crippling $3.5 trillion tax hike and spending hearing, top Republican on the Ways and Means Committee Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) emphasized that the Biden Administration’s trade moratorium and House Democrats’ delay on job-creating trade programs surrenders American jobs, investment, and companies to our foreign competitors.   On the President’s trade ...

BUCHANAN: Dems’ Trade Moratorium Means Fewer American Jobs, More Wasteful Spending

September 10, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Top Republican on the Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL) kicked off the second day of Democrats’ crippling $3.5 trillion tax hike and spending hearing noting that Democrats allowed job-creating trade programs to expire while shoveling billions of funding towards more costly, less effective programs.   Rep. Buchanan said:   “We ...

Reminder: American Families and Small Businesses Left Shouldering Democrats’ $3.5 Trillion Tax Hikes

September 08, 2021 — Blog

This week, as Democrats try to ram through their reckless $3.5 trillion tax and spend agenda, let's not forget that American families and Main Street businesses will be left shouldering the burden of these devastating tax hikes.   Here’s how these taxes will land on the middle class and small businesses:   President Biden’s Tax Hikes Will Hit Millions of Small ...

Op-Ed: Biden is Waving White Flag of Economic Surrender

September 07, 2021 — Blog

President Biden is waving the white flag of economic surrender to our foreign competitors while sabotaging our recovery at home by reversing the gains made under 2017 Republican tax reform, Kimberley Strassel writes for the Wall Street Journal in a new op-ed.   Make no mistake, Democrats’ $3.5 trillion socialist agenda (which House Democrats will be voting on this ...