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