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Democrat Proposes Taxpayer Funded Housing For Congress In Washington DC

Democrat Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi wants taxpayers to fund housing in Washington, DC for members of Congress. Talk about being out of touch with the American people. Most taxpayers would laugh at hearing such a suggestion.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Democrat Congressman Wants ‘Taxpayer-Funded Dorms’

Democratic members of Congress want taxpayers to subsidize their housing, signing onto legislation that would allow them to deduct living expenses for members of the House of Representatives.

Rep. Bennie Thompson (D., Miss.) introduced a bill that would ban members of Congress from sleeping in their offices and would change the tax code to allow House members to deduct their spending on housing in D.C. up to $3,000. The deduction would not apply to senators.

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