Several members of Congress ask that their pay be withheld during government shutdown; some say they’ll donate the money to charity

WASHINGTON — Several members of Congress have asked that their pay be withheld during the government shutdown, with some saying they will donate that money to charity.

Rep. John Delaney, who represents the 6th Congressional District which covers western Maryland, released a statement on Saturday saying he doesn’t believe it is right that he receives pay while others will go without while the government is closed.

“I don’t think it’s right for me to get paid during a government...

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