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GOP senator to forgo salary, donate to
coronavirus relief for two months

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Posted By: ladydawgfan, 4/1/2020 10:02:17 PM

Sen. Rob Portman will donate his salary over the course of two months to charities focused on helping with coronavirus relief efforts, he announced Monday. Portman (R-Ohio) said in a statement that he would donate his salary through the end of May to five regional organizations across his home state: the Cleveland Foundation COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund, the Columbus Foundation Emergency Response Fund, the United Way and Greater Cincinnati Foundation local nonprofit fund, the Southeast Ohio Food Bank and the Greater Toledo Community Foundation Covid-19 Response. “Many Ohioans are hurting right now due to the coronavirus pandemic, struggling to pay their bills and make ends meet,” Portman’s statement read.

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Nice gesture.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: thewarden 4/1/2020 10:39:49 PM (No. 365619)
Good, because my husband’s company just laid off almost everyone and he’s getting a 15% pay cut. End this now!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: padiva 4/1/2020 11:04:50 PM (No. 365643)
#1 At least he is still working.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: RuckusTom 4/1/2020 11:29:07 PM (No. 365658)
That's cute. Hope he can make it up in the $2.2 Trillion congress just passed.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Flyball Dogs 4/2/2020 12:44:35 AM (No. 365719)
Nice. I just read Speaker Pelosi and Senators Feinstein and Harris are doing something similar. Good for them.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Flyball Dogs 4/2/2020 12:45:11 AM (No. 365720)
#4. APRIL FOOL !!!!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Winstonian 4/2/2020 7:24:02 AM (No. 365860)
There’s a lot of multimillionaires in Congress still pulling down a salary.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Muguy 4/2/2020 9:08:05 AM (No. 365953)
Don't worry about RINO Portman-- he's going to get a lot of money from his "friends" who are in the lobbyist industry down the road for the legislation he votes for........ President Harry Truman's quote comes to mind..."nobody gets rich in politics unless they are a crook" (paraphrased)
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Reply 8 - Posted by: h24015 4/2/2020 10:22:47 AM (No. 366032)
They always say this. I never see any proof.
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