Oklahomo GOP congressman tells angry constituents the idea that they pay his salary is ‘bullcrap’



Where do your taxes go? Ask Markwayne!

An Oklahoman congressman is under fire after he seemingly dismissed the notion that his constituents pay for him to go to Congress, calling the idea “bullcrap” in a viral video making the rounds on social media.

Markwayne Mullin (R, of course), speaking at a town hall Tuesday in Jay, Oklahoma, was responding to a question from the audience when he responded to a claim that constituents pay for him to work in Congress.

“You say you pay for me to do this. Bullcrap. I pay for myself. I paid enough taxes before I got there and continue to through my company to pay my own salary. This is a service. No one here pays me to go,” said the 39-year-old Republican who represents Oklahoma’s second district, which covers much of the eastern part of the state.

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Ooops. I actually looked for it and somehow missed that.

Spoon, where are you when you’re needed?


Time for another Jade Helm.