Gordon Deal, host of This Morning: America's First News, interviewed Missouri congresswoman Vicky Hartzler on the topic of "why Americans need tax reform."

"We're going to allow American families to keep more of their hard-earned money," Hartzler told Deal. "We've had too many years where American companies have been forced overseas by our poor tax polices and our regulatory environment. I'm looking forward to those companies coming back here, creating more jobs, and expanding our economy."

Deal asked Hartzler about complaints that Republicans are proposing massive tax breaks for corporations. Hartzler said that the goal of tax reform is to help working families: "The code is geared to help working families. Actually, it focuses a lot on lower and middle-income families by almost doubling the child tax credit from $1,000 to $1,600 a child, and doubling the standard deduction...and with the tax cuts that we are doing for the corporations, that is geared to help, also, working families, because they need raises. By allowing companies to keep more of their revenues, then they can give those much-needed raises to their employees."

During her interview with Deal, Hartzler also expressed concerns that she has with items in both the Senate and House bills on tax reform, and discussed efforts to reduce government spending, and the roles of state versus local government.

Listen to Gordon Deal's extended interview with Vicky Hartzler below.

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