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Tax relief for Missouri’s working-class families  February 9, 2024 When my colleagues selected me to lead the Ways and Means Committee in Congress, which has responsibility for writing our … more
Right now, our nation is facing an unprecedented border crisis. In just December alone, more than 300,000 illegal immigrants were caught trying to cross our southern border – the most ever in … more
After President Donald Trump took office in 2017, he and I worked hand-in-hand to put together a tax reform bill that would put American workers, families, farmers, and small businesses first. What … more
Every January, Americans from communities large and small hold marches and events to celebrate the right to life. It’s a tradition that began back in 1974, the year after the Supreme … more
During a recent congressional hearing exploring how deep anti-Jewish feelings run on college campuses, the presidents of Harvard, MIT, and Pennsylvania were called on to denounce calls for genocide … more
Southeast and south-central Missouri is home to so many incredibly talented athletes. They spend hours upon hours training to be the best version of themselves while also taking care of business in … more
Happy New Year! This is a time where we reflect on the last twelve months and look ahead to what’s in store for the upcoming year. Whether it’s the economy or the border, Americans have … more
There’s truly nothing like Christmas. It’s a special time of the year where we gather around with family and loved ones and take part in our favorite traditions, whether it’s … more
I turn 52 on Saturday. It’s not really a milestone — that happened back in 2021, when I hit the half-century mark — but it does come as a bit of a surprise. See, I don’t feel … more
Back in January, just weeks after my colleagues selected me to lead the House Ways and Means Committee, one of the first actions I took was to setup a whistleblower hotline to give IRS personnel a … more
Today marks the 82nd anniversary of the surprise attack that thrust the United States into the heart of the second World War, when a peaceful Sunday morning in a tropical paradise was broken up by … more
Here in southeastern and south-central Missouri, we’re very blessed to live in an area that’s home to some of the best hunting found anywhere in the state. While we always set out hoping … more
The holiday season is officially upon us! With the longer days and warm weather behind us, we now get to look forward to Thanksgiving. This unique American holiday is one of my favorites. It’s … more
Across the country, millions of hardworking Americans are struggling to get by because of President Joe Biden’s cost-of-living crisis, where the price of goods has risen 17.7% since he took the … more
At a recent Senate hearing, FBI Director Christopher Wray told lawmakers that Hamas’s terror attack on Israel has given terrorists inspiration “the likes of which we haven’t … more
Americans are growing increasingly alarmed over the Left’s relentless efforts to force their values, ideals, and way of life onto the rest of society, whether it’s in the classroom, the … more
Here is an eminently functional process by which the oft-stated “insoluble” 75-year Israel-Palestine conundrum can be resolved. 1. Israel, unaffiliated Palestinian leaders, designated … more
PUBLISHER’S NOTE: This column was first published on Oct. 31, 2017. I haven’t managed to improve on it in the years since — yet, anyway — so I present it once more for your … more
On October 7, Hamas terrorists murdered innocent Israeli civilians in attacks that included rape, torture, and beheadings. It was a disgusting violation of the most basic morality. Any country whose … more
On October 7, barbaric Hamas terrorists stormed into Israel and committed the worst Jewish massacre since the Holocaust. Over a thousand civilians – mothers, fathers, children, grandparents, … more
On October 6, the Commerce Department announced economic statistics that exceeded expectations, with more jobs created in the month of September than analysts had predicted. But one jobs report … more
Not a day goes by without seeing the devastating consequences of the Left’s disregard for the rule of law. Right now, liberal cities are grappling with an unprecedented rise in coordinated … more
For too long, Congress has allowed special interests and the politically connected to shape health care policies and legislation. As a result, we have a health care system that puts corporate … more
In education, we’re often reminded to “remember our why.” It makes a cute desk sign. But public education has been hard in recent years, even for those of us who don’t teach. … more
On September 12, Speaker Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) announced that after spending months of following the facts, the U.S. House of Representatives will formally open an impeachment inquiry into … more
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