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Trump calls Tennessee Valley Authority head's pay 'ridiculous'
Trump disapproves of Tennessee Valley Authority sky-high salary
President Trump says he would reduce the head of the Tennesee Valley Authority’s salary as part of infrastructure bill.
The highest-paid federal employee may soon be facing a pay cut.
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President Trump said on Wednesday that the more than $8 million salary for Jeff Lyash, president of the Tennessee Valley Authority, is “ridiculous” and that he would support “reducing it a lot” as part of an infrastructure package.
“I’ve been waiting for somebody to ask me about that,” Trump told reporters after taking a question on the subject. “It’s been bothering me for a long time, too.”