Sen. McCaskill failed to pay $287G in taxes on aircraft

It would be nice if the people who write the laws for the rest of us, abide by those laws themselves.

In a conference call with reporters, Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill just disclosed that she failed to pay $287,000 in property taxes related to her co-ownership of a private aircraft. This scandal comes quickly on the heels of recent revelations that McCaskill improperly billed taxpayers for use of the same private aircraft, for which McCaskill reimbursed the Treasury $88,000....