Pathetic Democrat Whines that Members of Congress Can’t Afford to ‘Live Decently’ in D.C.

This is one of those stories that just makes you shake your head.  Apparently Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) feels that the salary members of Congress are paid isn’t sufficient for them to “live decently” in Washington D.C. For the record, they’re paid $174,000 per year – or $14,500 per month.  I’m sure you’re all shedding a […]

Republican Mike Lee Says He’s “Working” During Shutdown and Wants His Pay — Then Lies About Saying It

Some of you might know Utah Senator Mike Lee as one of the right-hand men standing with Ted Cruz behind the initial Republican push for a government shutdown.  He often stood side by side with Cruz pushing for a shutdown if “Obamacare” wasn’t defunded. You could say he’s one of the key figures that started […]

House Republican Refuses to Defer Pay During Shutdown, Says “I Need My Paycheck”

If you ever wanted a perfect example of Republicans just not “getting it,” look no further than North Carolina Representative Renee Ellmers, who said that she definitely would not be deferring her paycheck (as some members of Congress have done) during the government shutdown. Rep. Ellmers said: “I need my paycheck. That’s the bottom line.  I […]

Democratic House Rep Introduces Bill Which Would Block Pay for Congress During the Shutdown

Why should Congress get paid for not doing their job?  That’s the question Democratic Representative Rick Nolan from Minnesota is asking.  Nolan introduced a bill yesterday that would block members of Congress from being paid during the government shutdown. The bill, titled “No Government, No Pay Act,” would prevent members of Congress from being paid […]