Congressman Who Voted Against Minimum Wage Hike Complains About Congressional Pay Freeze


by Sahid Fawaz

What happens when a Congressman with a track record of voting against minimum wage increases is confronted by a challenger who pushes for a Congressional pay cut of 10%? A lot of squirming. Representative Lee Terry of Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District has no problem voting against minimum wage increases. But when it comes to Congress’s own pay, he changes his tune quickly, complaining that Congress hasn’t had an increase since 2008. Keep in mind the average salary for a Congresssman is $174,000. For the full story, check out the video below.



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