Montana Rep Denny Rehberg Is "Cash Poor" And "Struggling" With A Net Worth Of $31M

From the GOP-Is-Out-Of-Touch-With-Real-America Department: more proof that the Republicans cannot comprehend what life is like for most Americans, Montana Republican Congressman Denny Rehberg told a town hall audience that he feels their pain,

From the GOP-Is-Out-Of-Touch-With-Real-America Department: more proof that the Republicans cannot comprehend what life is like for most Americans, Montana Republican Congressman Denny Rehberg told a town hall audience that he feels their pain, because he is "cash poor" and "struggling" as a small businessman, just like they are.

Except:

While Rehberg calls himself poor and complains that he’s struggling, the fact is that he is, as of 2009 records, the 14th richest member of the House of Representatives. Opensecrets.org estimates that his average net worth in 2009 was $31 million. If he’s struggling on that, one has to wonder if he’s really a good arbiter of what’s fair for Main Street America.

No kidding. A net worth of $31 million? No wonder he thinks Medicare is unnecessary.

About Nicole Belle

Nicole Belle's picture
Mom, Wife, Media Critic/Political Analyst, Blogger, Austen Fanatic, Unapologetic Liberal NicoleBelle@crooksandliars.com

Comments

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Please refer to our Terms of Service for information on our posting policy.