Obama Orders Pay Raise For Biden, Members Of Congress, Federal Workers

Obama Official Portrait SC 752x1024 Obama Orders Pay Raise for Biden, Members of Congress, Federal Workers

President Barack Obama issued an executive order to end the pay freeze on federal employees, in effect giving some federal workers a raise. One federal worker now to receive a pay increase is Vice President Joe Biden.

According to disclosure forms, Biden made a cool $225,521 last year. After the pay increase, he’ll now make $231,900 per year.

Members of Congress, from the House and Senate, also will receive a little bump, as their annual salary will go from $174,000 to 174,900. Leadership in Congress, including the speaker of the House, will likewise get an increase.

Read more at The Weekly Standard. By Daniel Halper.

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  1. jon graham says:

    he has to do it now while the gop is asleep at the wheel.this want be part of the spending cuts

  2. Translation: "I scratch your back, you scratch mine."
    Obama isn't so much interested in money as he is in favors.

  3. Zeda F Ruhl says:

    So Obama is just basically giving us the finger! Everybody knows that federal employees already make more than private sector employees and that their pay comes out of our pockets. It takes the profit-making activities of 5 private sector employees to generate enough taxable profit to support a single Govt. employee…there are over 4-million federal employees, so over 20-million private sector employees are required to generate the taxable profit for just the federal work force alone, and this doesn't include any other budget items.
    This means Govt. is consuming a substantial portion of the real GDP already being produced by (us) this country, and recycling tax money back into the economy does not provide real growth at all.

  4. Seeks_the_truth says:

    How DARE the author say Biden will get a "little bump" or act like these raises are no big deal! Biden's raise of $6,400.00 is more than some will make in a YEAR!
    I noticed the "author" didn't allow any way to comment on the article.
    This makes it VERY clear. Oblameo doesn't realize we have a SPENDING problem and not a revenue problem!

  5. dorothea summer says:

    so, the country is in a fiscal dispair…BUT our "hard working 535" diserve a raise ?? is OBO a crazy maniac man……Didn't anyone know before making him a Senator that he haited the USA ???

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