GOP lawmaker whines about his six-figure salary
Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-GA) is unhappy with his six-figure Congressional salary.
The Georgia Republican, whose latest personal financial-disclosure forms show his net worth is at least $3 million, had little sympathy for lawmakers and even less for staff.
Capitol Hill aides, he said “may be 33 years old now and not making a lot of money. But in a few years they can just go to K Street [the Washington, D.C., shorthand for becoming a lobbyist] and make $500,000 a year.
Meanwhile I’m stuck here making $172,000 a year.”
Stuck? Making six figures? With a net worth of $3 million?
Oh those wasky wabbits!