Pence Shows What Type of Guy He Is, Rejects Pay Raise During Shutdown

ConservativeTribunePublished: January 4, 2019Updated: January 5, 2019
Published: January 4, 2019Updated: January 5, 2019

Pence Shows What Type of Guy He Is, Rejects Pay Raise During Shutdown The ongoing government shutdown has dominated headlines since it began, and it has also led to some bizarre situations. In one of the strangest twists of the new year, a legal loophole means that many Washington officials are set to receive pay raises — but Vice President Mike Pence took the lead in refusing to take more of the people’s money. the partial shutdown means that many federal officeholders, including Pence, are legally entitled to between $10,000 and $13,000 in pay bumps. The Washington Times At first glance, it’s a sneaky way for our elected officials to milk more out of the American taxpayer, but not so fast. During a media conference on Friday, Pence declared that he’s rejecting the raise and the administration is encouraging others to do the same. Pence told reporters that he would not take the money despite being legally permitted. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. While so many in government seem to see only dollar signs, this move is a breath of fresh air. America could use more people like Mike Pence.

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