Mid-Missouri congresswoman Vicky Hartzler was among those Republicans who voted against the fiscal cliff settlement overnight. Hartzler says the legislation does little to correct the major problems in Washington D.C.
….out of debt
Of Missouri’s six Republican representatives, only JoAnn Emerson and Blaine Luetkemeyer voted for the fix. Northwest Missouri congressman Sam Graves didn’t cast a vote, but later released a statement saying he would have voted against the settlement.
The fiscal cliff has been avoided for now, but Mid-Missouri congresswoman Vicky Hartzler says nothing is settled in Washington D.C. Hartzler voted against the so-called fiscal cliff fix. She says it doesn’t fix anything important.
…as a nation
Representatives Blaine Luetkemeyer and Jo Ann Emerson were the only Republican House members to vote for the fiscal cliff fix. Earlier in the day, both Missouri Senators Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt voted for the legislation.