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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Cheney requests salary to be withheld during shutdown

 

December 25, 2018



WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Liz Cheney (R-WY) requested on Saturday that her congressional pay be suspended, as long as the current government shutdown is in effect.

Although Cheney voted for border wall funding in the House of Representatives, a compromise was not met in the Senate, leading to a partial shutdown of government entities at midnight Saturday.

In a letter to Phillip Kiko, chief administrative officer of the Congress of the United States, Cheney stated that, “It is my understanding that Members of Congress will continue to receive their salary despite the ongoing partia...



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