Before Leaving, House Democrats Secretly Passed $34,000 RAISE

  • Secret rule change will see House lawmakers get a $34,000 PAY BUMP – Republicans slam Democrats for ‘clandestine’ move that should have been ‘debated in public.’
  • House Democrats secretly passed a new rule that will see lawmakers get a $34,000 pay raise.
  • It allows House members to be reimbursed for the cost of lodging, food and travel while on official business in DC.
  • The rule change was not debated on the House floor and many members only found out about the change on Tuesday.