Congress members are paid a base rate of $174,000 a year (pdf, pg. 3) with leaders from each chamber drawing higher salaries. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, for example, is paid $193,400.

Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, is donating his salary to food banks in his state until the “reckless” shutdown is over. “If Congress cannot do our job, we should not get paid,” he said.

McConnell, who helped spark the shutdown by refusing to introduce any spending bill that the president wouldn’t sign for a Senate vote back in December, has not said anything publicly about donating his salary, and didn’t respond to an inquiry.

Some Trump administration officials bristled at the question. ”We’re political appointees, not elected officials,” griped one White House official when asked whether anyone in his department was donating to federal workers. Personally, he added, it’s a moot point—he’s one of federal workers not getting paychecks.

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