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Nancy Pelosi: Even Members of Congress 'Cannot Live' Without Getting Paychecks on Time

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“I don’t know about you..."

Before Congress voted Friday to fund the Department of Homeland Security for one week, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) attempted to illustrate how difficult it would be for DHS employees to go without getting paid.

“I don’t know about you, but I think almost everybody I know cannot live without having our paycheck on time – members of Congress even," Pelosi said.

She didn't add that most members of Congress make an annual salary of $174,000 — nor that she's the 14th richest member of Congress, with a net worth of $29.01 million, according to Roll Call.

(H/T: Independent Journal Review, Weasel Zippers)

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