KSDK - Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) has asked that her pay be withheld during the government shutdown. Wagner represents Missouri's second congressional district.
The above letter, according to her press aid, is not just a request. He said her salary will be withheld per her instructions.
Here's the text of the letter:
Mr. Dan Strodel
Chief Administrative Officer
HB-28, The Capitol
Washington D.C., 20515
Dear Mr. Strodel:
I have been informed that in the event of a government shutdown, Members of Congress would continue to receive their salary.
In the event of an appropriation lapse and a subsequent government shutdown, please withhold my pay.
Member of Congress