Dave Brat

American economist and professor at Randolph–Macon College

David Alan Brat (July 27, 1964–) is an American academic and politician who is the dean of the Liberty University School of Business. A member of the Republican Party, he served as the U.S. representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district from 2014 to 2019. He defeated Eric Cantor for the Republican Party nomination to the seat, becoming the first primary challenger to unseat a House Majority Leader since 1899. He was defeated by Democratic Party candidate Abigail Spanberger in 2018.


  • We want Trump to be hugely successful, so we don’t want to handle a bill that’s going to fail in a few years, Trump ran on price-discovery and competition across state lines, getting the price down — the price is going up by 20 percent and the bill we are getting ready to vote on, once again, goes back and does too much emphasis on the coverage aspect
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