House GOP Tries to Slash Buttigieg’s Salary to $1


House Republicans on Tuesday once again used one of the chamber’s rules to rebuke a member of the Biden administration, moving to reduce Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s salary to $1. The salary cut was passed via voice vote as an amendment to a 2024 spending bill, Politico reports. The Holman Rule allows members of the House to propose amendments for appropriations bills that essentially defund programs or federal workers; it was reintroduced in a rules package adopted in January, the Hill reports.
In September, the House used the rule to send a message to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, and just like in that instance, Tuesday’s amendment was introduced by Marjorie Taylor Greene, who said Buttigieg


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