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STATEMENT: Fleischmann On Withholding Pay

January 7, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03) issued the following statement in addition to the Congressman’s request to withhold his pay until an appropriations agreement has taken effect:

“I believe that hardworking members of our federal workforce should not be punished due to Democrats’ willingness to put party over country. I remain ready and willing to end this shutdown and ensure border security, but until an agreement is reached I will be withholding my pay.”

To view a copy of the letter sent to Chief Administative Officer, Phil Kiko, click here.