(Headline USA) The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives plans to provide congressional staffers in Washington, D.C. and local district offices free Peloton memberships using taxpayer dollars, according to Fox Business.
In a draft email from the office of the Chief Administrative Officer, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced that Peloton memberships would be one of several “premier employee benefits” available to all staffers and Capitol Police officers.
These staffers will now “have access to thousands of live and on-demand classes, across multiple disciplines, that are available for streaming across multiple devices and require no purchase of Peloton equipment,” the email said.
There are an estimated 10,000 people on staff working for the House of Representatives, and about 2,300 Capitol Police officers.
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A source familiar with the deal said the House will have to pay $10,000 to Peloton up front, plus an
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