July 5th, 2019
With nearly two and a half million miles spent commuting from my home in Texas to Congress, most airline flights are pretty routine for me.
April 12th, 2019
I believe that making the historic tax cuts permanent is a step forward for Congress to deliver on our promises made to the American people.
February 5th, 2019
Most of the American people probably aren't aware or need to be reminded of what has actually happened the last two years. And I hope the president will reflect on that.
December 24th, 2018
115th Congress By The Numbers
November 16th, 2018
I released the following statement after Republican House members voted to elect Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) as Minority Leader and Steve Scalise (R-LA) as Minority Whip for the 116th Congress:
November 2nd, 2018
During the Obama Presidency, economic experts told us that the stagnation we experienced in the American economy was the “new normal,” and we just needed to get used to it. I always rejected that notion because I believe in...
October 31st, 2018
This week, I was proud to join House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady at Three Brothers Bakery to celebrate the largest tax cut in history.
October 18th, 2018
It's important to note what we have been able to do. While we have fought mightily over some things like judicial nominations, we've also worked in a bipartisan way to get the people's work done.
October 1st, 2018
Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a package of three bills, H.R. 6760, the Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act of 2018, H.R. 6757, the Family Savings Act of 2018, and H.R.
April 23rd, 2019
Tax Day has come and gone, and the truth is that the vast majority of American taxpayers have benefited from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
April 9th, 2019
The Ways and Means Committee has been working hard on three important, bipartisan bills to reform the IRS, develop our workforce, and make retirement programs work for all Americans.
February 4th, 2019
The latest jobs report once again exceeds expectations. For 16 consecutive months, America has created at least 100,000 jobs, including over 300,000 jobs in January. More people are entering the workforce and wages are on...
December 11th, 2018
I released the following statement after
November 13th, 2018
“Jobs smash estimates with gain of 250,000, wage gains pass 3% for first time since recession” - What an amazing headline from CNBC last week and there is no doubt about it—the American economy is booming. Across the nation...
November 2nd, 2018
Recently in Washington, disruption has been the name of the game. We’ve witnessed protesters climbing statues, disobeying police, screaming at Senators in elevators, and chasing them and their wives from restaurants. Amidst...
October 19th, 2018
Last week, I hosted the Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce in our nation’s capital. During their time in Washington, the Chamber met with Texas Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, federal agency officials, and me to...
October 10th, 2018
House Republicans decided to bet on the American people when we passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act - letting families keep more of their hard-earned paychecks and helping small business owners invest in their...
September 14th, 2018
In July, we received great news that the American economy had grown in the second quarter by 4.1 percent. Those numbers were recently revised, and we learned that it grew at 4.2 percent! On top of our best annual growth rate...
August 27th, 2018
As we continue to work our way through the mire of immigration reform in Congress, it is critical that we have all of the facts at hand.