Hill pols plan to donate, halt salary

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Oct 01, 2013 2:16 PM
As 800,000 federal workers were given unpaid furloughs Tuesday thanks to the government shutdown, a growing number of lawmakers said they should forgo their own paychecks, as well. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), the most vocal advocate of the effort to tie anti-Obamacare provisions to government spending bills that led to the shutdown, announced Monday night he would be donating his salary to charity during the shutdown.