November 18th, 2019
I, along with Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) announced a Request for Information (RFI) soliciting input that will inform the Rural and Underserved Communities Health Task Force as it works to develop bipartisan...
November 12th, 2019
With less than one year until the Presidential election, House Democrats are doing all they can to take power away from the American people – because they’ve admitted that if they don’t impeach President Trump, he will get...
October 18th, 2019
As The leading Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee, I delivered the following opening statement at a Full Committee Hearing on Investing in the U.S. Health System by Lowering Drug Prices, Reducing Out-of-Pocket...
October 10th, 2019
By shutting House Republicans out of the investigations and refusing to even hold a vote on the House floor, Democrats are violating fundamental fairness and constitutionally mandated due process, and President Trump was...
September 26th, 2019
Democrats have a simple message for the American people: You don't matter. Our hatred for the President crushes your desire for Congress to work together to solve real problems.
September 20th, 2019
This so-called government negotiation idea is more accurately a ‘dictate or destroy’ price control power that will halt valuable research into new life-saving medicines and give foreign countries dangerous influence over...
September 3rd, 2019
Protecting religious liberty is one of the most important duties we have in Congress. Our right to it is laid out in the first amendment, and it is a right that those who represent you should never forget to defend.
August 16th, 2019
This week Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) and I met with top Mexican government officials to discuss the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).I released the following statement upon completion of the meetings:
August 13th, 2019
We all know Washington doesn’t have a revenue problem, it has a spending problem. Even with revenues increasing due to tax reform and our booming economy, our government spending is growing at an unsustainable pace. Congress...
July 24th, 2019
Yesterday, I released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 1837, United States-Israel Cooperation Enhancement and Regional Security Act and
November 15th, 2019
As the leading Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee, I delivered the following opening statement at a Full Committee Hearing on Caring for Aging Americans.Remarks as prepared for delivery: Thank you, Chairman....
November 12th, 2019
With 128,000 jobs added in October, this is a solid report that shows workers continue to be the driver in this strong economy.
October 11th, 2019
This is Main Street’s tax code. For the first time, small businesses can take advantage of a historic 20-percent deduction. This change in our tax code was designed to help small businesses compete, grow, and win.
October 3rd, 2019
Many of the same families who were affected by Hurricane Harvey are again struggling to rebuild. Receiving this critical federal assistance will help our communities recuperate from the extreme flooding and remain Texas...
September 24th, 2019
Last week, I caught up with FOX Business’ Neil Cavuto to talk about trade, taxes, and the current state of the American worker.
September 13th, 2019
American energy dominance is something to be celebrated, and introducing measures to prematurely curtail America’s access to oil and natural gas resources poses a large threat to the economic and environmental progress made...
August 26th, 2019
It takes a lot of courage to make two grossly false claims in a respected publication in less than 40 words. But as the national debt continues to grow—and as Republicans continue to offer bicameral solutions for tackling...
August 14th, 2019
As the first weeks of August recess pass by, I’m thrilled to be back in the Eighth Congressional District of Texas. There’s no substitute for being home, traveling across my district and meeting with the great folks that I...
August 7th, 2019
Washington doesn’t have a revenue problem, it has a spending problem; and the best way for Congress to approach this issue is by committing to smarter federal spending caps. I introduced the MAP Act to put America’s budget...
July 22nd, 2019
Recently I released the following statement after voting against H.R. 582, the Raise the Wage Act, which passed the House of Representatives 231-199: