Trump Raises Questions about Pelosi’s Pay During Government Shutdown


Earlier this morning, President Donald Trump raised questions about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her collection of pay as the government shutdown remains ongoing.

A Closer Look at the President’s Question

The president of the United States issued the question about Pelosi’s pay via Twitter.

However, the new Speaker of the House fired back, asserting that Trump is holding federal employees as “hostages.”

A Detailed Backstory

Since the inception of the government shutdown, President Trump and Democratic leaders have faulted one another. In the days leading up to the shutdown, Trump, Pelosi, and Schumer publicly bickered with one another regarding legislation to keep government open.