Congress


May 24, 2017

Freedom Partners Statement On White House Full FY18 Budget Proposal

Arlington, VA — The White House released its full budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018. Freedom Partners Vice President of Policy Nathan Nascimento issued the following statement: “This budget represents an important step…

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May 23, 2017

McClatchy: There is No Such Thing as Chairman Brady’s “Made in America” Tax

Despite opposition from the White House and a swarm of House and Senate lawmakers, Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady is doubling down on the 20-percent Border Adjustment…

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May 23, 2017

Freedom Partners Calls on Congress to Abandon Divisive Border Adjustment Tax Threatening Comprehensive Tax Reform

Arlington, VA — Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce today issued a letter to members of the House Ways and Means Committee urging Congress to deliver comprehensive tax reform without the divisive Border Adjustment…

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May 22, 2017

Trillion-Dollar Border Adjustment Tax on Imports Would Crush U.S. Industries

The White House plan for comprehensive tax reform to grow the economy and bolster competitiveness of U.S. businesses importantly omitted the divisive Border Adjustment Tax (BAT), a trillion-dollar tax on…

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May 22, 2017

Freedom Partners, Americans for Prosperity Outline Health Care Reform Priorities in New Letter to Senate

Arlington, VA — In a new letter released today, Freedom Partners and Americans for Prosperity urged the members of the Senate’s working group on Obamacare to repeal the law and pass additional…

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May 19, 2017

Speaker Ryan Acknowledges Alternatives to Trillion-Dollar Border Adjustment Tax

House Speaker Paul Ryan this week told members of the media that there are alternatives to the 20-percent Border Adjustment Tax (BAT) on imported goods proposed as part of tax reform…

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May 18, 2017

Freedom Partners and Americans for Prosperity Announce Major Campaign for Comprehensive Tax Reform to Unrig the U.S. Economy

Arlington, VA – Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce, along with Americans for Prosperity, announced today a major multimillion dollar campaign to unite Americans around a positive vision for comprehensive tax reform and advance…

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May 17, 2017

Freedom Partners & Americans for Prosperity Analysis Shows Trillion-Dollar Border Adjustment Tax Would Harm U.S. Industries

Arlington, VA – Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce and Americans for Prosperity today released a new analysis providing an industry-specific look into how the proposed Border Adjustment Tax (BAT) would affect key…

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May 11, 2017

The ‘Made in America’ Tax Myth

Are American-made products at a disadvantage to imported ones? That’s the argument supporters of a 20 percent tax hike on imports are making to justify their position. Proponents of the…

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May 04, 2017

Top GOP Economist (and B.A.T. Supporter) Again Acknowledges a Border Adjustment Tax is Not Essential to Tax Reform

As the House Ways and Means Committee conducted closed doors meetings this week to discuss the path forward on tax reform, top GOP economist and Border Adjustment Tax (B.A.T.) advocate…

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