Ways and Means Gavel Now Officially in Brady’s Hands
As expected, the House Republican Conference formally approved Kevin Brady as the next Ways and Means chairman. The conference on Thursday backed the Steering Committee’s decision to name the 10-term Texan as head of the powerful tax-writing committee. Brady shared his joy on Twitter after winning the Steering Committee’s endorsement.
— RepKevinBrady (@RepKevinBrady) November 4, 2015
Brady replaces Paul D. Ryan, who gave up the Ways and Means gavel after less than a year to become speaker. Brady beat Ohio Republican Pat Tiberi to give the Lone Star State its seventh committee chairmanship.
Rep. Tom Rice, R-S.C., was selected to fill the open slot on Ways and Means.
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