In Tax Reform Pitch, Trump Draws Bead on Missouri Dem

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Alexis Simendinger, RCP
Urging Congress to pass tax legislation at a time when Washington has no draft bill, few details, and no apparent urgency proved a tough sell for President Trump on Wednesday. With images of life-and-death dramas after Hurricane Harvey dominating the airwaves before Labor Day weekend, the president returned to campaign-like techniques to frame his tax priorities this fall. As expected, he decided his policy speech in Springfield, Mo., would not include much policy.