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Why Barack Obama Returns 5% of his salary!? Is it guilt?

04 Apr

If I were taking Million dollar vacations at  the cost of the American People, what is 5% of 400K$! “peanuts!”

Returns 5% of salary when he takes million dollar vacations!

Returns 5% of salary when he takes million dollar vacations!

WASHINGTON. – U.S. President Barack Obama plans to return 5 percent of his salary, in a gesture of solidarity with the government employees who must take a leave without pay as a result of deep spending cuts that came into effect in March .

The self-imposed cuts would be effective from March 1 , when they began spending cuts, and would last until the end of December , an official said Wednesday.

Obama earns $ 400,000 a year. The source stressed that the president made ​​the decision to reduce his salary by 5 percent, or $ 20,000, a similar level of cuts in government agencies that are not defense.

Discretionary spending across the board contracted as a result of the reductions. To maintain its core functions, many agencies are making workers take leave or leave without pay.

Obama’s gesture comes at a time when the main Defense Department official said return portion of your salary to pay a similar amount to lose their civilian employees.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel return the equivalent of 14 working days of their pay, around $ 10.750, his spokesman said Tuesday.

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