Democrat Jim Moran: Congressmen Underpaid

There are a whole lot of good men and women out that that have been, and are currently in harm’s way for a fraction of what this douchebag makes. Congress is NOT underpayed, but OVERPAID.

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Virginia Democrat James P. Moran is claiming that members of Congress, who collect an annual salary of $174,000, are underpaid. Moran stated to CQ Roll Call, “I think the American people should know that the members of Congress are underpaid. I understand that it’s widely felt that they underperform, but the fact is that this is the board of directors for the largest economic entity in the world.”

Moran spoke during the session of the Legislative Branch subcommittee, where the bill outlining salaries for Congress was being marked up. He said he will try to add an amendment to the Legislative Branch bill when it reaches the stage of the full committee markup.

Moran complained that there are congressmen and women who have been residing in their offices, and others in “small little apartment units” in order to save money, and the necessity of living apart from their families was…

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