GOP House Passes MTG Measure To Cut Defense Secretary Austin’s Salary To $1 Annually

  • House Republicans passed an amendment Wednesday to slash Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin’s annual salary to $1, a legislative maneuver they have been vowing to pull in an attempt to censure Biden Cabinet members whom they think have failed to adequately do their job.
  • The amendment was introduced by Georgia GOP Rep. Majorie Taylor Greene during the debate over the fiscal 2024 spending bill.
  • “This is the first time in the 118th Congress the Holman rule has been used to hold a Biden official accountable. It’s time for more,” Greene wrote on social media, referring to a House ruling dating back to the 1870s that allows amendments to appropriations legislation that would reduce the salary of a specific federal employees.
  • Austin critics say the military under his leadership has become “woke,” putting their readiness in jeopardy.
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