(KSDK) Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) has asked that her pay be withheld during the government shutdown. Wagner represents Missouri's second congressional district.

The above letter, according to her press aid, is not just a request. He said her salary will be withheld per her instructions.

Here's the text of the letter:

Mr. Dan Strodel

Chief Administrative Officer

HB-28, The Capitol

Washington D.C., 20515

Dear Mr. Strodel:

I have been informed that in the event of a government shutdown, Members of Congress would continue to receive their salary.

In the event of an appropriation lapse and a subsequent government shutdown, please withhold my pay.


Ann Wagner

Member of Congress