Jay Leno on congressional pay raises (VIDEO)

January 7, 2013

The prospect of a congressional pay raise got NBC's Jay Leno thinking about a different industry on Friday. 

"Members of Congress are set to get a pay raise this year. Isn't that unbelievable?  Isn't that like tipping the plumber for fixing the toilet he blocked up in the first place?" Leno asked in his "Tonight Show" monologue. 

Check out the joke below. 

Sean Sullivan has covered national politics for The Washington Post since 2012.
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