Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX) discussed “Rethinking Trade and Reframing the Trade Debate” on September 27, 2016, at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Brady is chair of the House Ways and Means Committee and has represented the 8th District of Texas in the US House of Representatives since 1997. He previously served as chair of the influential House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee and as chair and vice chair of the Joint Economic Committee. Until 2013, Brady was the leader of the House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee and led the successful effort to pass new trade agreements with Panama, South Korea, and Colombia. Prior to his election to Congress, Brady worked as a chamber of commerce executive for 18 years and served six years in the Texas House of Representatives.