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Kevin Brady, Leader of 2017 Tax Cuts, to Retire at End of Term

April 14, 2021, 3:13 PM

Texas Representative Kevin Brady, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee and the chief driver of the 2017 tax cut law, said he would retire from Congress at the end of this term.

“I am retiring as your congressman. This term, my 13th, will be my last,” Brady said Wednesday at the event in his district for The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce.

Representative Kevin Brady during a Senate Finance Committee confirmation hearing in February.
Photographer: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images/Bloomberg

Brady, 66, led the House Ways and Means panel during the first half of the Trump administration and helped notch victories on former President Donald Trump’s top priorities such as the ...