Saturday, April 06, 2013

 

Biden Bucks Trend, Won’t Return Pay For Now

In a display of support for people experiencing furloughs because of to sequestration, numerous associates of the existing administration have mentioned they will return a portion of their shell out to the Treasury, but not Vice President Joe Biden.

According to Politico, Biden is not yet all set to portion with any of his income, but may possibly contractor 9 17562 nextec 14 voltage right perspective if his possess staff faces furloughs.

“The vice president is dedicated to sharing the burden of the sequester with his workers,” his business office said in a statement Friday. Politico provides:

Many members of the president’s Cabinet have stated they will reduce checks to charities or to the Treasury, though most are wealthier than the vice president. Secretary of Point out John Kerry’s internet worth is approximated as getting as significantly as $three hundred million, whilst Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s net really worth is believed to be as much as about $ten million.

Biden’s internet worth has been described as much less than $1 million. Homeland Safety Secretary Janet Napolitano also has a internet value in that range and committed Thursday to give 5 percent of her salary to charities that reward department personnel, who are already dealing with furloughs.

As has been mentioned somewhere else, Biden has a considerably scaled-down net worth than a lot of of individuals who have provided to return income to the Treasury or give it to charity in a indication of support for those experiencing furloughs since of sequestration.

In 2011 Biden’s noted wage was $230,700.

 

(H/T: Weasel Zippers)


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