Our Congressmen and women think they are doing a great job. They gave their staff members $6.1 million in discretionary bonuses
(Mediaite) — Despite all the talk of belt-tightening in Washington, CNN’s Lisa Desjardins dug through many Congressional expense reports and discovered up to $6.1 million was paid out in bonuses to Congressional staff members during the beginning of the year, at the height of talks about a potential government shutdown.
Voters don't agree. Congressional approval is down to %8
Voter approval of Congress' job performance has now fallen to a near five-year low.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that only eight percent (8%) of Likely U.S. Voters think Congress is doing a good or excellent job. Fifty-two percent (52%) rate Congress' performance as poor.
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