REP. OCASIO-CORTEZ SAYS MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TEMPTED BY ‘DARK MONEY’ WITHOUT A PAY RAISE

The Daily Caller | 5/31/2019 | Staff
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New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted Tuesday that members of Congress need their current $174,000-a-year salary increased or they might be tempted by “dark money.”

The self-declared Democratic Socialist emphasized that “ALL workers deserve cost of living increases.”

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The congresswoman has denied any wrongdoing in the matter.

Ocasio-Cortez also ruled earlier this year that senior staffers in her congressional office would have to take a pay cut so that no one working for her would be earning less than $52,000 a year.

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She explained at the time that “Leadership starts with our choices.”

Ocasio-Cortez, who used to be a waitress, is enjoying the financial dividends of her new job, moving into a luxury apartment replete with pools,...
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