Vice President Pence said Friday he will not accept a scheduled pay raise during the partial government shutdown.
The comments come after The Washington Post reported on Friday that senior White House officials, including Cabinet officials, top administrators and the vice president, would see their pay raise by around $10,000 per year starting on Saturday.
But Pence, while leaving a press conference led by President Trump, told reporters he would turn down the raise.
The partial government shutdown is in its 14th day as the White House and Democrats have yet to come to an agreement on a spending bill because of differences over funding for a border wall in the country’s southern border.
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