NE watchdog story makes Huffington Post

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Rep. Lee Terry (R-Neb.) expressed concern in an interview published Thursday about how insensitive comments he made during the 2013 government shutdown would affect his re-election bid.

Terry was asked by the Omaha World-Herald’s Joseph Morton in October whether he would keep accepting his paycheck while the government shutdown was in effect. “Dang straight,” was how Terry responded at the time.

“I’ve got a nice house and a kid in college, and I’ll tell you we cannot handle it. Giving our paycheck away when you still worked and earned it? That’s just not going to fly,”he added.

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