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Would Members of Congress Forgo Their Salaries? (Video)

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Ashleigh Banfield, a CNN reporter irritated by the “muckity muck” the GOP has created, asked two Republican members of Congress on Monday a simple yes or no question. As thousands of people will get their paychecks cut, and the whole country will suffer thanks to the government shutdown, would Reps. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., and Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., declare themselves “nonessential employees” and forfeit their $174,000 salaries?

Take a look at their bumbling responses.

—Posted by Natasha Hakimi

 

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