If we continue down the current regulatory path, companies will no longer be deciding whether to locate new work in Washington or South Carolina. They will be having serious conversations about whether to continue doing business in the United States.
Job creators across America face myriad challenges stemming from our country’s economic struggles.
These hardworking citizens deserve freedom from government interference as they seek to innovate, grow and expand, not a reactionary bureaucracy handcuffing their ability to make reasonable business decisions.
They are the way out of our fiscal malaise, and we are doing everything in our power support them.
Reps. Trey Gowdy and Tim Scott are South Carolina Republicans. Scott serves on the Rules Committee. Gowdy is a member of the Education and Workforce Committee, the Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and Labor Policy, and the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law.
Lois Lerner, director of exempt organizations for the IRS, arrives for a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the investigation of the IRS' targeting of political groups. Lerner invoked her Fifth Amendment right to not testify and caused a protest from some committee members when she offered an opening statement and engaged in dialogue with members before invoking the right.
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