Trade

Brady Statement on Strong Bipartisan Senate Support for MTB and GSP

May 27, 2021 — Blog

Following a strong bipartisan Senate vote (91-4) in support of a six-year renewal of the Generalized System of Preferences and renewal of the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (and reauthorization of the process for two more cycles), Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX) urged action in the House: “Strong bipartisan support for Senator Crapo’s amendment shows it’s clearly ...

Brady Comments on USTR Dispute Settlement Action Against Canadian Dairy Practices

May 25, 2021 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced Tuesday a formal request to establish a dispute settlement panel to investigate Canada’s dairy practices under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).   Top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the ...

Brady: President Biden’s Trade Agreement Moratorium Must Cease

May 13, 2021 — Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ways and Means Committee Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) kicked off today’s hearing examining President Biden’s 2021 trade agenda with Ambassador Tai. After outlining his concerns with the Democrats’ tax and spend agenda that is sabotaging our jobs recovery, ...

Brady: Biden Endangers American Patients, Cures with Action on COVID Vaccines

May 05, 2021 — Health

WASHINGTON - House Ways and Means Committee Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement in response to the Biden Administration’s announcement that it will waive intellectual property (IP) protections at the World Trade Organization (WTO): “The world needs COVID vaccines now, but it shouldn’t be done by damaging the pathway to new vaccines and cures ...

Brady, Neal Applaud Angela Ellard’s Appointment to World Trade Organization Deputy Director-General

May 04, 2021 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON — Today, House Ways and Means Committee Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) released the following statements congratulating Ms. Angela Ellard, Chief Trade Counsel for Ways and Means Republicans, for being selected as one of the new World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Deputy Directors-General: “In the trade world, ...

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 ...