Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner engaged in an “aggressive and improper pursuit” of Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies, a nonprofit political group advised by Republican Karl Rove, according to the House Ways and Means Committee.
The top lawmakers on the House Ways and Means Committee disagreed over whether extending tax breaks for research and international finance operations should be offset to prevent the U.S. budget deficit from growing.
One of the biggest challenges to President Barack Obama’s trade agenda is a senior House Democrat from Michigan with some of the Capitol’s closest ties to organized labor and his home state’s auto industry.
U.S. Representative Sander Levin , the top Democrat on the House Ways and Means Committee, is warning that Republican plans to lower corporate and individual tax rates would endanger tax breaks that help people pay for health care, housing and retirement.
Representative Sander Levin, the top Democrat on the House Ways and Means Committee, said he would oppose a trade agreement with Colombia because provisions on labor rights won’t be included in the legislation.
U.S. House Democrats, rebuffing the recommendations of a nominating panel, today chose Michigan Representative Sander Levin to be their leader on the tax- writing Ways and Means Committee in the next session of Congress.