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  • Rep. Brat Statement on Keeping the Promise to Lower Health Care Costs
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON - Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.) made the following statement following the successful passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) in the House of Representatives: “There is no debate that Obamacare is failing under its own weight. Too many Virginia families on Obamacare have seen double-digit premium increases year after year. Just this week Virginia saw another health insurance provider exit the marketplace due to skyrocketing prices, reducing the choices available to Virginia families. ... Read more

  • Rep. Brat Statement in Support of Revised Health Care Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on April 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON - Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.) provided the following statement regarding the MacArthur amendment to the American Health Care Act (AHCA): “The American Health Care Act does not fully repeal Obamacare. It is not the bill I wanted to see considered on the House floor. In fact, I cosponsored a comprehensive Freedom Caucus-backed repeal and replace plan introduced earlier this year. After good faith discussions with both House Leadership and the White House, it became clear that conservatives w... Read more

  • Rep. Brat Statement on the American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON - Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.) made the following statement after House Leadership pulled from the floor of the House of Representatives the American Health Care Act. "Over the past few days, I joined with conservative colleagues in the House to negotiate in good faith and find common ground with President Trump and White House staff. Those discussions with the President were positive, constructive, and moved the legislation in the right direction. However, the initial construction of this ... Read more

  • Rep. Brat: President Trump Sets Optimistic Tone and Aggressive Agenda
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Jobs and Economic Growth, National Security, Budget and Fiscal Issues , Tax Reform, Education and Opportunity

    WASHINGTON - Rep. Brat (R-Va.) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress: “I applaud the optimistic vision and aggressive agenda the President shared in his speech to the American people and Congress tonight. There are real issues facing our country and the Virginia communities I represent. I believe President Trump provided solutions for how we can move our nation forward. We must enact meaningful reforms to promote economic growth. Und... Read more

  • Brat Votes to Begin Obamacare Repeal Process
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Budget and Fiscal Issues

    WASHINGTON - Rep. Brat (R-Va.) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to begin the repeal process for Obamacare: "Today’s vote was not easy for me because it pits many of the principles I hold dear against the ability to repeal Obamacare. I believe that a full repeal of Obamacare is necessary in order to begin to unravel its stranglehold on our small businesses, families, healthcare, and one-fifth of the economy. President Obama promised that the Affordable Care ... Read more

  • #Obamascare: Rep. Brat on Massive Premium Hikes
    Posted in Press Releases on October 25, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Rep. Brat (R-Va.) issued the following statement after the Obama administration confirmed an average increase in Obamacare premiums of over 20 percent for 2017: "Americans are already feeling the pinch in their pocketbooks, and this news simply proves what we have said all along: the so-called 'Affordable' Care Act is totally unaffordable." "President Obama promised that if you like your plan you can keep it. He said there would be an average of $2,500 reduction in premiums and that insurance wo... Read more

  • RELEASE: Rep. Brat Votes to Support Freedom from Government Coercion
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congressional Ethics, Healthcare

    Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.) released the following statement in support of the House passage of the Conscience Protection Act (S. 304). Read more

  • Survey Question of the Week
    Posted in Survey on June 1, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Survey Question of the Week Should Congress replace Obamacare with private accounts that you control? I have heard from constituents all over Virginia's 7th Congressional District about the impacts of Obamacare on families and small businesses. That is why I introduced H.R. 5324, the Health Savings Account Expansion Act. This legislation would expand options for American workers and families to get them the best health coverage and care that is tailored for their specific needs. The bill helps d... Read more

  • Rep. Brat and Sen. Flake introduce major expansion of health savings accounts
    Posted in Press Releases on May 25, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Budget and Fiscal Issues

    Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.) today introduced H.R. 5324, the Health Savings Account Expansion Act. A companion bill, S. 2980, was also introduced in the U.S. Senate by Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) Read more

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