My understanding is that the first task Boehner has agreed to pursue is SLASHING LAWMAKER SALARIES.
Lest you think this refers to how much money they make, this is NOT the point.
This refers to the size of their budget, so that their staff size is reduced.
Reducing the number of salaried people who run around on staff for Congress cannot be anything but a good idea.
I applaud this, and think we all should.
Boehner under fire: First cut should be lawmakers' salaries - TheHill.com