Republicans Governing By Threats – ‘House GOP Revives Obscure Rule to Slash Pay’
Now if some government worker objects to anything – whistle blows, gives testimony in Congress critical of Republicans, gives an interview critical of Republicans…..Republicans can just cut their pay……to $1.00.
Yes…..That Makes America Great Again……
January 5, 2017 By Taegan Goddard
“House Republicans this week reinstated an arcane procedural rule that enables lawmakers to reach deep into the budget and slash the pay of an individual federal worker — down to a $1 — a move that threatens to upend the 130-year-old civil service,” the Washington Post reports’.
“The Holman Rule, named after an Indiana congressman who devised it in 1876, empowers any member of Congress to offer an amendment to an appropriations bill that targets a specific government employee or program.”