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Gabbard Vows to Not Take Pay During a Shutdown

·By civilbeat

It may be a sign of solidarity, or at attempt to distance herself from the mess at the U.S. Capitol. But Rep. Tulsi Gabbard says that if a government shutdown means that troops and other government employees aren’t getting paid, then she won’t take her salary either.

“The people of Hawaii and across the country expect Congress to do its job and find a reasonable solution to keep our government running,” Gabbard said in a press release. “If a common-sense agreement is not reached, our hard-working troops, law enforcement and other