ST. CHARLES, MO - President Donald Trump will be in St. Charles for a speech Wednesday, his second visit to Missouri in three months. He spoke about the Republican tax bill and highlighted St. Charles businesses for a crowd of 1,000 invited guests.
Outside of the St. Charles Convention Center were people protesting the tax bill and others there to support the president.
This is an archive of the FOX 2 Live Blog:
Watch LIVE video of the protests here: https://www.facebook.com/MollyRoseTV/videos/1913988428614840/?hc_ref=ARR62J2rlAEEo1IAxHShhgkxZCHtG_cwTcxx9ASyMdOEdIaONwO-ZQDSKu8p4tyG9vE
Departing @JBA_NAFW for St. Charles, Missouri to help push our plan for HISTORIC TAX CUTS across the finish line.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 29, 2017
We have seen several protesters get into a scuffle with President Trump supporters… Have also seen several protesters stomping on the U.S. flag
— Molly Rose (@MollyRoseTV) November 29, 2017
Missouri Governor Eric Greitens and Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley arrive at St. Louis Lambert Airport before the President’s visit
Air Force One lands with President Trump on board at St. Louis Lambert Airport
Gov. Greitens greets Pres. Trump as he arrives at St. Louis Lambert Airport
Trump: "We have created nearly 2 million jobs since I won the election…and since you won the election. We will create countless more."
— KRCG 13 (@KRCG13) November 29, 2017
Trump: "The people that like me best are the workers." Observes he isn't a fan of bankers.
— Jo Mannies (@jmannies) November 29, 2017
President Trump: “Under our plan, the first $12,000 of income earned by a single individual will be totally income tax free. Zero.”
The President has left the area. Air Force One has taken off from St. Louis Lambert Airport