Inspirational Quotes from Kevin Brady

Whether you are pro-choice or strongly pro-life, as I am, there should be common ground that abortion ceases to be an option when a baby can live outside the mother’s womb or experience excruciating pain from a procedure.

Kevin Brady

Inflation destroys savings, impedes planning, and discourages investment. That means less productivity and a lower standard of living.

Kevin Brady

We will never be defined by tragedy but, instead, by how we respond to it.

Kevin Brady

When American workers are losing their jobs to people in other countries, Washington cannot afford to ignore this disturbing trend any longer. While Democratic presidential candidates want to just blame U.S. corporations, the reality is that their strategy won’t help protect American workers or save their jobs.

Kevin Brady

Urgency creates decision making.

Kevin Brady

Our compassion for one another, and our individual actions to help, is what makes our nation – and our community – great.

Kevin Brady

It’s just wrong to work your whole life to build up a nest egg, build your own business – you pass away, and Uncle Sam can swoop in and take away nearly half of everything you’ve earned. Can you imagine that? Having to sell off most of your land just to keep it from the government, just to save the house.

Kevin Brady

I love trade. I love trade. First, it’s economic freedom. It’s the freedom to buy, sell, and compete with as little government interference as possible. Secondly, it’s a jobs issue.

Kevin Brady

My friends and family know I love playing baseball – Little League through college. And every year in the annual Congressional Baseball Game for charity played at Nationals Stadium.

Kevin Brady

The harsh reality is that we simply cannot tax our way out of our overspending and debt problem. We need a balanced approach that includes both a stronger economy to generate new tax revenues and bipartisan guardrails, which will help ensure that future presidents and congresses spend within our means.

Kevin Brady

Americans need health care focused on them, not Washington. They want choices, not more mandates. They want affordable plans with ready access to local doctors and hospitals – not high-priced plans with doctors they don’t know.

Kevin Brady

We need smarter, 21st-century budget guardrails that would gradually trim the size of Washington in order to spur private investment, create jobs, and boost the income of hard-working Americans on Main Street.

Kevin Brady

I’ve spent my whole life before coming to Congress as a Chamber of Commerce manager. What that means is you help start small businesses, help them grow in good times and bad.

Kevin Brady

South Dakota, like a lot of rural states, small states, there are small cities with a very big work ethic, very common sense approach. That has certainly shaped me.

Kevin Brady

I want to give consumers way more choices in health care. Choice and competition always drive down costs better than central control.

Kevin Brady

When we don’t unite, we do a terrible job.

Kevin Brady

One of my most rewarding congressional duties is nominating future military leaders to study at America’s service academies. The exceptional young men and women who receive these coveted nominations earn a top-of-the-line education and the opportunity to serve their country as a military officer.

Kevin Brady

There is a difficult leap between talking about balancing the budget and actually doing it.

Kevin Brady

We’re going to have to find a way to serve our constituents and our taxpayers better and quicker and more accurately with fewer workers. I’m convinced we can do it and we don’t have a choice.

Kevin Brady

What we lack is a good, strong business climate with lower taxes, fairer regulation.

Kevin Brady

And again, President Obama’s health care plan really is another drag on the economy. Until we get Washington out of the way, this president’s recovery is going to continue to rank dead last.

Kevin Brady

Our focus is on ensuring America has the strongest economy in the world for the next 100 years and to do that, we need to get to the role of the Federal Reserve and we need to get it right.

Kevin Brady

And I am convinced that a single focus on preserving the purchasing power of the dollar, in effect, guarding against inflation or deflation, actually creates a solid foundation for the greatest job growth and the strongest economy that America can have.

Kevin Brady

This bill, the Sound Dollar Act, is all about looking forward about the role the Fed should play.

Kevin Brady

Here’s my thinking: Since tax reform only occurs once a generation, let’s not tweak what we have and call it a day.

Kevin Brady

Dave Camp, in my view, made tax reform inevitable in the sense that he showed you could broaden the base and lower the rates and simplify the code and be competitive around the world and make it more understandable.

Kevin Brady

The Fed contributed to the financial crisis, keeping interest rates too low for too long. I give them credit for responding and stabilizing the economy and the financial sector during the crisis. But then they tried to do too much with quantitative easing that went on forever, just dramatically exploding their balance sheets.

Kevin Brady

Under Obamacare – which placed 159 federal agencies, commissions, and bureaucracies between patients and doctors – patients not only face dramatically higher health care costs, they’ve also lost the power to choose the options right for them.

Kevin Brady

Our broken tax code is one of the main reasons the United States lags behind when it comes to economic growth, job creation, and competitiveness. Without pro-growth tax reform, our workers and our businesses will continue to suffer.

Kevin Brady

If we truly want to achieve lasting economic growth, we need our businesses to do more business – and we need them to do it in America.

Kevin Brady

At the end of the day, Republican-driven tax reform is not only going to be good for the economy and for growth. It’s going to be good for middle-class Americans.

Kevin Brady

If we were starting from scratch, there’s no question a simple retail consumption tax with protections for those with lower incomes would drive the economy the best and be the simplest to administer.

Kevin Brady

I think it is a mistake to withdraw from Trans-Pacific Partnership because if America abandons the Asia Pacific markets, we’ll lose.

Kevin Brady

America’s tax code is beyond repair. Tinkering with it won’t work. The only hope is a bold tax-reform plan that will liberate our nation from the slow-growth status quo and jump-start a new era of American prosperity and growth.

Kevin Brady

The world has changed. It’s not enough to simply buy American; we have to sell American, sell our products and goods and services throughout this world.

Kevin Brady

I’ve always intuitively liked the consumption-tax model.

Kevin Brady

I’m a strong-and-stable-dollar advocate, and the Fed has been moving dangerously away from that mission.

Kevin Brady

It’s time to permanently lower America’s tax gate so that the $2 trillion in stranded U.S. profits can flow back into America to be invested in new jobs, research and growth.

Kevin Brady

I firmly believe Americans are far better off under tax reform than they ever were sticking with this old, messed up, outdated tax code.

Kevin Brady

Tax Day is often a source of frustration for taxpayers, so anything that can make the process less painful is appreciated.

Kevin Brady

In my view, the biggest challenge facing this country is that we are not living within our means. Spending cuts can only get us halfway there.

Kevin Brady

We need a simpler, fairer tax code that protects taxpayers. Not special interests.

Kevin Brady

Tax reform is the legislative challenge of a generation for America. It hasn’t been accomplished since 1986, when President Reagan and Congress delivered the most sweeping overhaul of our nation’s tax code in American history. 2017 is the year to change that and make history of our own.

Kevin Brady

As chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee – the chief tax-writing body in Congress – I understand that true comprehensive tax reform is tremendously difficult.

Kevin Brady

The Reagan tax reform delivered real fairness, closing loopholes for Washington special interests so that all Americans could keep more of their hard-earned paychecks.

Kevin Brady

Tax reform for the 21st century means rewarding hardworking families by closing unfair loopholes, lowering tax rates across the board, and simplifying the tax code dramatically. It demands reducing the tax burden on American businesses of all sizes so they can keep more of their income to invest in our communities.

Kevin Brady

My belief is that despite all the media hoopla, there is much more that unites Republicans than divides us.

Kevin Brady

We cannot allow American taxpayers to foot the bill for tax revenue grabs in Europe and elsewhere.

Kevin Brady

I think NAFTA has been extremely beneficial to the United States, in many ways, but there’s no question after 23 years it needs to be updated, to say the least.

Kevin Brady

We must move aggressively in Asia-Pacific because our competitors like China are moving very swiftly to tie down a regional trade agreement that leaves… our farmers and our workers and our businesses out.

Kevin Brady

We want to deliver tax relief all across the country, no matter where you live.

Kevin Brady

No one has yet convinced me a dollar stranded overseas is better than a dollar brought back home here to America for any reasons. So, if a company needs it, whether it’s to do research, buy another business in America, grow jobs or try to become more financially strong, that is good for the United States.

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