Leader Guthrie Addresses Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra During Health Subcommittee Hearing
Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY) delivered the following remarks at Wednesday’s Health Subcommittee hearing with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra.
Excerpts and highlights from his prepared remarks:
THE ADMINISTRATION’S PROPOSED BUDGET
“I was alarmed to see the amount of spending that the administration believes we can afford after reviewing the Biden administration’s ‘skinny budget.’
“In total, the proposed budget is more than an 8 percent increase over the amount appropriated for fiscal year 2021. This...