August 30th, 2022
Our Founding Fathers had the wisdom to establish three branches of government to prevent any one person or institution from wielding absolute power. Perennial favorite “Schoolhouse Rock!” put it perfectly: “Everybody’s act...
August 8th, 2022
I made the following statement after voting against the Democrats’ so-called “Inflation Reduction Act,” a massive and radical spending bill crafted by Senators Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.):
May 20th, 2022
I recently introduced the Rural Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Accountability Act to make tax filing easier for Americans who live in rural areas and to provide much needed oversight of the IRS.
May 2nd, 2022
In the growing cities of Texas, Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, San Antonio and metro Houston, appraisals have exploded with an average increase of 30%.
March 30th, 2022
After inflicting the worst inflation on American families in 40 years, President Biden’s new budget blunder has tax hikes that hit the middle class and small family businesses, send jobs fleeing overseas, and more socialist...
February 17th, 2022
The threat of President Biden’s tax hikes is causing damage to the economy as Main Street businesses brace for higher costs.
February 11th, 2022
The purpose of the bill is to ensure that families have the support they need in preparing for the newborn child they will soon welcome home.
November 24th, 2021
This is a reckless tax-and-spending spree that will benefit the wealthiest of Americans at the cost of working families. The last thing we need to do is to line the pockets of wealthy Americans while driving up the cost of...
November 19th, 2021
Noting that inflation will only worsen as a result of Democrats’ tax-and-spend bill, I recently delivered remarks on the House floor outlining how Democrats’ bill will sabotage America’s economy, kill jobs, and hammer...
November 5th, 2021
This is an economic sabotage. Crippling tax hikes will kill American jobs, drive many of them overseas, hammer small businesses as they struggle to recover, worsen the labor shortage and drive inflation even higher.
August 12th, 2022
I released the following statement after news that inflation remains at historical highs, with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 8.5 percent. This report comes just days before House Democrats are set to pass a massive,...
August 8th, 2022
I made the following remarks on voting against Senate Democrats’ reckless tax-and-spending bill. Video can be found here.
May 4th, 2022
Last week, I joined 28 of my colleagues in sending a letter to President Biden expressing concerns with provisions in the President's Fiscal Year 2023 budget that threaten the stepped-up tax basis and impose 'mar
April 19th, 2022
Nearly 10 months later, the Biden Administration still does not know what taxpayer data was stolen and leaked to ProPublica last summer. It’s hard to investigate a crime when you don’t know what was stolen.
March 29th, 2022
I strongly believe that the American people know best what to do with their own money, and by supporting the Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Act, we can make sure they have that chance.
February 16th, 2022
The worst thing Washington could do now is fuel inflation with more spending or impose tax hikes on employers that ultimately show up in higher prices for customers and higher taxes on their workers.
December 17th, 2021
In the desire to protect American taxpayers and Texas rural communities, we continue to oppose any taxpayers-subsidized federal funding for Texas Central.
November 22nd, 2021
America, the results are in, and now we know it was all nonsense, just nonsense.
November 19th, 2021
This partisan bill includes some of the largest tax increases and spending increases in American history, and that spending goes to the most radical left-wing priorities.