GOP Rep. Kevin Brady, top House tax writer for Trump cuts, will retire at end of term

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Chairman of the House Ways and Means Kevin Brady

Joshua Roberts | Reuters

Rep. Kevin Brady, the Texas Republican who took a starring relation successful pushing erstwhile President Donald Trump's sweeping tax-cut bill done Congress successful 2017, said Wednesday helium is retiring from Congress astatine the extremity of his existent term.

"I'm retiring arsenic your congressman," Brady said successful a code during an economical league hosted by the Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce.

"This term, my 13th, volition beryllium my last," helium said.

Brady, 66, served arsenic the president of the almighty House Ways and Means Committee, the apical tax-writing assemblage successful the chamber, for 2 terms. He became the ranking Republican connected the sheet successful 2019, aft Democrats took bulk power of the House.

Brady faced a term limit connected his relation arsenic the Republican person of the committee.

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