President Trump in Springfield

President Donald Trump visited Springfield Wednesday, Aug. 30 to talk tax reform. Below, follow KSMU's coverage leading up to his trip and from his speech, which took place at ventilation equipment manufacturer Loren Cook Company.

Loren Cook Company
Scott Harvey / KSMU

This story has been updated to reflect an updated time for the president's arrival and subsequent speech.

President Donald Trump will speak at a Springfield manufacturing facility in a private event Wednesday.

The information provided by the White House Monday indicates a much different event than Trump’s trip to Phoenix last week, a campaign-style rally before thousands. Wednesday’s speech is to focus on tax reform, according to the White House, and will viewed primarily by credentialed media. It is not open to the general public.

Donald Trump
Screenshot / PBS News Hour

This story has been updated throughout as plans for and reactions to the president's visit are announced.

President Donald Trump plans to visit Springfield next Wednesday to deliver a speech on tax policy reform.

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