Congress living paycheck to paycheck
You think you've got it bad? Consider the plight of those poor congressmen, living paycheck to paycheck, worrying how they will make ends meet. Democrat Nancy Pelosi tells us just how bad things are for the people who represent us:
“I don’t know about you, but I think almost everybody I know can not live without having a paycheck one time–Members of congress">Congress, even.” Pelosi said. “And yet they’re (republicans">Republicans) are asking the Department of Homeland Security people to do that.”
Pelosi is worth roughly $58 million. Congressmen are paid $174,00 per year. For a list of other perks, benefits, and goodies your elected officials get, click here.