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The taxpayers of the USA. As a result a petition has been started concerning the large salaries that Congressmen make. House/Senate members receive $174,000 a year . The speaker of the House makes $223,000 a year. Majority/Minority leaders make $193,400 a year. U.S. Presidents receive $450,000 a year. Meanwhile the average soldier deployed in Afghanistan makes $38,000 a year risking their life for our freedom everyday. https://www.change.org/petitions/congress-makes-gross-amounts-of-money

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The members of Congress are paid by the Treasury department. This department is also the one who pays the President's salary.?æ

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I did not ask what was the salary - do taxpayers pay their salary??

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The average congressman's salary is $ 169,300 per year with the Majority, Minority and the Speaker of the House making more.

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