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View Diary: Boehner still thinks biggest sequester tragedy is the cancelled congressional White House tour perk (42 comments)

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  •  $74k a week? (1+ / 0-)
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    shoeless

    When they talk about wanting to make smart, surgical budget cuts, instead of the hatchet job we got, I wouldn't have a problem with permanently ending these tours if it meant other, more meaningful programs could be strengthened.  It is almost $4 million annually.

    •  I know it's not high up there (0+ / 0-)

      In the national priority list, but still.

      It is the People's House.  It'd be nice if the people could, you know, visit it.  I don't think we need to pretend that the tours are just some Congressional benefit.  

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