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Rep. Smucker: If Dems’ $1.9T bill is a stimulus, where are the jobs?

February 26, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON--Rep. Smucker appeared before the House Committee on Rules to discuss the Democrats' $1.9 trillion Pelosi Payoff that neither crushes Covid nor creates any jobs. To watch his remarks, click here. The following is a transcript of his remarks as delivered: Thank you, Ranking Member Cole. As a new member of the ...

Rep. Nunes at Vaccine Hearing: Four Priorities to Build on Warp Speed Success

February 26, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON--Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), Republican Leader of the Subcommittee on Health for the Committee on Ways and Means, highlighted the remarkable success of the Trump Administration-led initiative to accelerate and facilitate the aggressive development and manufacturing of COVID-19 vaccines during Friday's hearing on "

If CBO is Right, Democrats Should Prioritize Jobs and Crushing Covid

February 25, 2021 — Blog

The Takeaway: President Biden and congressional Democrats should prioritize our economic recovery by focusing on helping workers and families get back to work and crushing the virus. The “stronger” than expected projections in CBO’s latest report show we can do both—otherwise those groups who are historically at an economic disadvantage will fall behind. Key ...

Brady Introduces U.S. Trade Rep-Nominee Katherine Tai at Senate Hearing

February 25, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON--Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX-08) introduced Katherine Tai, a longtime trade counsel for the Committee on Ways and Means, as the nominee for U.S. Trade Representative before the Senate Committee on Finance. His remarks, paired with Ways and Means Chairman Richie Neal (D-MA), emphasized bipartisan support for Tai's nomination based on her qualifications and the ...

Bipartisan W&M Committee Leaders Ask IRS to Assist Victims of Identity Theft

February 24, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC—House Ways and Means Committee Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX), Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), Oversight Subcommittee Republican Leader Mike Kelly (R-PA), Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Republican Leader Jackie Walorski (R-IN), and Worker and Family Support Subcommittee ...

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 ...