Wednesday, April 24, 2024

House GOP Passes Marjorie Taylor Greene-led Bill To Slash Pete Buttigieg's Salary To $1 Amid Looming Funding Deadline

House GOP Passes Marjorie Taylor Greene-led Bill To Slash Pete Buttigieg's Salary To $1 Amid Looming Funding Deadline


House Republicans proposed reducing Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg‘s salary to a mere $1 amid intense debates over spending bills with a looming government funding deadline.

What Happened: House Republicans, led by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), successfully passed an amendment by voice vote. This amendment aims to slash Buttigieg’s salary as part of the 2024 Transportation and Housing and Urban Development spending bill.

Greene also publicly criticized Buttigieg on the social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, accusing him of not effectively performing his duties. "Pete Buttigieg doesn't do his job. It's all about fake photo ops and taxpayer-funded private jet trip to accept LGBTQ awards for him," she said.

"I'm happy my amendment passed, but he doesn't deserve ...

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