A 21st Century VA is Possible

Communications • July 28, 2015

“This week’s vote on the VA Accountability Act will make it easier to hold officials at any level accountable, and if necessary, fire them.” Republican Leadership Press Conference: July 28, 2015 Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R- LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Representative Martha …

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Points of View

Jared Powell • May 7, 2015

House Republicans understand that a successful foreign policy requires a multi-faceted approach. This week, House Republicans took to paper pages and airwaves to talk about common-sense solutions to increase our trade exports, hold our President accountable in a nuclear agreement with Iran, and secure terrorist threats at home. And to reflect on the joy that Mother’s …

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Accountability > Jobs > Accountability | IRS | Jobs and the Economy | Oversight

This Week in 5 Videos

Jared Powell • April 17, 2015

This week, while families around the country filed their taxes, House Republicans were hard at work, passing bills to stop IRS abuse, protect American taxpayers, and empower family-businesses. It’s Tax Week, in 5 videos: 1. On Wednesday, the House unanimously passed seven bills, including the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, aimed at  protecting hardworking Americans from IRS abuse. …

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Important Questions for Secretary Burwell

Chairman Joe Pitts • February 25, 2015

What is the administration doing in advance of the upcoming Supreme Court decision regarding Obamacare? When will the backend of finally be built? These are just a couple of the important questions Americans are asking about the president’s health care law as the second open enrollment period was scheduled to end (even more so …

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7 Quotes from Rep. Trey Gowdy on POTUS Immigration Actions

Jared Powell • February 25, 2015

This morning, the House Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing on the unconstitutionality of President Obama’s executive overreach on immigration. One of the Committee members, former federal prosecutor Trey Gowdy (R-SC), used his 5-minute opening to articulate a rock solid case against the President’s unilateral actions. Below are 7 quotes that define Rep. Gowdy’s argument: 1. “The law is …

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Accountability > Accountability | Budget

What You Need To Know About President Obama’s Budget

Communications • February 3, 2015

This week, the President unveiled his $4 trillion budget for Fiscal Year 2016. But President Obama’s budget is much more than just a laundry list of policy priorities: it articulates his vision for expanding the size and scope of the federal government. Just before he sent his budget to Congress, the President touted it as “practical, …

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Empowerment > Opportunities > Accountability | Jobs and the Economy

Growing An Opportunity Economy

Communications • February 3, 2015

Republican Leadership Press Conference February 3, 2015 “We are growing an Opportunity Economy, not Washington, D.C.’s economy. We are here to empower people, not government.” Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Conference Secretary Virginia Foxx (R-NC) Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) Chair …

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America’s New Congress: Ready to Change the Story

Communications • January 21, 2015

Republican Leadership Press Conference “We agree with the President: middle-class families are struggling right now. And that’s exactly why they need to be empowered. They need to be empowered with lower taxes, fewer costs, and a simpler, fairer tax code. “ Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference …

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Accountability > Accountability | Obamacare | Oversight

McMorris Rodgers: Americans Deserve an Explanation

Communications • December 9, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held a hearing to examine the lack of transparency in the President’s health care law. The hearing included testimony from Dr. Jonathan Gruber, an economist who has been recognized as one …

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Accountability > Health Care > Accountability | Gruber | Health Care | Oversight

Examining Obamacare Transparency Failures

Jared Powell • December 9, 2014

Right now, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is holding a hearing: “Examining ObamaCare Transparency Failures.” One of the key witnesses is Jonathan Gruber, the MIT professor who said famously that two keys to passing Obamacare were a “lack of transparency” and “the stupidity of the American voter.” Here’s a roundup of reactions from …

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