The Committee on Ways and Means is the chief tax-writing committee of the United States House of Representatives. Members of the Ways and Means Committee are not allowed to serve on any other House Committee unless they are granted a waiver from their party's congressional leadership. The Committee has jurisdiction over all taxation, tariffs, and other revenue-raising measures, as well as a number of other programs including Social Security, unemployment benefits, Medicare, the enforcement of child support laws, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and foster care and adoption programs.
The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee approved a revised North American trade deal by voice vote on Tuesday, indicating likely broad support for implementing legislation in a House of Representatives.. Reuters - Published
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that progress was made on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact in a meeting she held with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Richard Neal, the.. Reuters - Published
President Trump has filed a lawsuit to block the House Ways and Means Committee from acquiring his tax returns from New York State. CBS News legal analyst Rebecca Roiphe joins CBSN to discuss the.. CBS News - Published Also reported by •WorldNews •NYTimes.com
President Trump has filed a lawsuit against the House Ways and Means Committee and New York state officials in an attempt to keep them from getting their hands on his state tax returns. Mr. Trump.. CBS News - Published
New York state took steps on Monday to clear the way for U.S. congressional Democrats investigating President Donald Trump's financial history to obtain his state tax returns, according to PBS News.. WorldNews - Published
The New York legislature passed a bill last month that would make President Donald Trump’s state tax returns available to the House Ways and Means Committee upon request, but the committee’s.. WorldNews - Published
The head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday vowed to take steps aimed at blocking tariffs on Mexican goods if President Donald Trump moves ahead with his economic threat to levy.. Reuters - Published