Viewpoint: Wealth Gap

Viewpoint: Wealth Gap

According to the latest Gallup pole, 81% of Americans feel Congress is out of touch with average citizens.

Most feel Congress is not able to understand our everyday kitchen table problems and concerns.

One of the big reasons is the tremendous wealth gap between average Americans and members of Congress.

The annual average income in a U.S. Household is $54K compared with $175K in Congress.

In 2013 the average net worth in the $166K compared to over $1 million in Congress.

So if you wonder why Congress does not feel the urgency with the economy and income inequality…

There it is…half of them are millionaires!