Thread: Obama to take sequester pay cut
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#1 Obama to take sequester pay cut04-03-2013, 08:02 PM
Wow! What a guy!
President Obama will return 5 percent of his salary, retroactive to March 1, in a move intended to symbolize solidarity with federal workers being furloughed as part of the sequester, a White House official said Wednesday.
The pay cut will remain in place for the remainder of the fiscal year, and is intended to mirror the across-the-board cuts to federal budgets that occurred as part of the $85 billion sequester.
The president's salary is $400,000 per year -- a 5 percent pay cut over 10 months represents just under $17,000.
“The president has decided that to share in the sacrifice being made by public servants across the federal government that are affected by the sequester, he will contribute a portion of his salary back to the Treasury,” an administration official told The New York Times, which first reported the decision.
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04-03-2013, 08:06 PM
How very white of him...We're from Philadelphia, We Fight- Chip Kelly
04-04-2013, 03:18 AM
Romney was going to give up 100%
04-04-2013, 05:00 AM
All that means is Obama will have tax payers pay for more of his vacations and other stuff he claims he pays for. wink wink
04-04-2013, 01:10 PM
It gets better. The money that he gives back counts as a charitable donation, so he'll get a tax break on it.--Odysseus
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04-04-2013, 04:53 PM
5% is a joke. He should give more back. He is such a waste of space and air. Of course the liberals will eat it. Especially since they see 5% as 100%. Such retards they are.
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