Blunt, Hartzler visit Missouri to talk tax plan

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt visited the St. Louis area on Monday to promote the Senate version of a GOP tax bill. The Republican lawmaker spoke to employees at Patriot Machine in St. Charles, where he detailed selling points of the tax plan, including what he said would be an increase in take-home pay.

U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Harrisonville, visited her constituents in Columbia to discuss the House version of a tax overhaul, which she said will create 1 million new jobs.

Hartzler voted for the bill approved by the House on Thursday.

Meanwhile, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, a Missouri Democrat, has blasted a similar proposal, saying that “corporations and wealthy business owners make out like bandits” under a plan backed by the GOP-controlled Senate Finance Committee.

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