House Republican Tells Furloughed Federal Workers To Take Out Loans to Pay Their Bills

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House Republican Tells Furloughed Federal Workers To Take Out Loans to Pay Their Bills

By: Jason Easley
Friday, October 11th, 2013

 

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House Republican Rep. Steve Pearce (R-NM) told federal workers who have been furloughed by the government shutdown that they should go into debt by taking out loans to pay their bills.

Here is what the millionaire tea party congressman advised furloughed federal workers to do to make ends meet during the government shutdown (Via Progress Now New Mexico):

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Pearce showed no sympathy for the millions of people being impacted by the government shutdown that he supports. He demonstrated his missing relationship with reality by suggested that, “Financial institutions often offer short-term loans.” It is easy for a rich person like Pearce to walk into a bank and get a loan, but there isn’t a bank in this country that would give a loan to a person…

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