Colorado’s morning news watchers got a dose of politics with their coffee earlier today. A new ad campaign launched today is calling Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) to account for his role in the now month-long government shutdown.
Gardner Won’t Say If He’ll Donate His Shutdown Pay To Charity
With over 800,000 federal workers still going without pay as a partial government shutdown over border wall funding continues, some Colorado lawmakers are refusing to accept paychecks or planning to donate their earnings to charity.
During The 2013 Government Shutdown, Four CO Lawmakers Said They’d Donate Their Salaries. Gardner Has Yet To Prove He Did So.
With a government shutdown looming as federal funds are set to run out Dec. 21, some lawmakers could again promise to donate their shutdown salaries to charity rather than cash in while many federal workers go without pay.