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ElmersThis is Congresswoman Renee Ellmers.

She is one of the Republicans that wanted the government to shut down and is now giddy about it.

When she was asked if she was going to forfeit her salary while the government was shut down she said:

The thing is, I need my paycheck. That’s the bottom line.

She does not seem to have any concern about the 800,000 or so government employees on furlough without pay, the other million or so contractors who have been or will be getting laid off soon, the operators and employees of hotels, airlines and our tourist industry that is on standstill while all the national parks are closed.

No, they don’t need their paychecks. They are just pawns.

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