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Obama Orders Pay Raise for Biden, Members of Congress, Federal Workers

| December 29, 2012

 

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.

Here’s the list of new wages, as attached to President Obama’s executive order:

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The CBO told us that the President’s pay raise for federal workers will cost $11 billion over ten years

UPDATE: According to a senior Republican congressional aide who has reviewed the executive order and consulted with the Congressional Budget Office, Obama’s pay raise will cost $11 billion. “The CBO told us that the President’s pay raise for federal workers will cost $11 billion over ten years,” says the aide.

The aide explains, “On the cost-estimate, CBO says the (discretionary) cost of the .5% pay-hike the President is calling for in the Exec Order – relative to a freeze – is about $500m in FY 2013 and $11 billion over the ten years from FY 13 – FY 22.  The reason why the FY ’13 savings is only $500 million is because the pay hike as proposed by the President’s Exec Order would not go into effect until April 1st, 2013 – when the current CR expires. So it only covers half the fiscal year. The annualized cost of the pay hike is about $1 billion/year.” source – Weekly Standard

 

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  1. Marie McGaha says:

    The country is broke, we have the highest unemployment rate ever, 46 million people are on food stamps, no one has affordable health care, employers are hiring part-time workers so they don’t have to offer benefits, and the Terrorist-in-Chief thinks the feds all need a raise.

    Well, ain’t that special!

  2. Tracy says:

    I agree. Everything seems so crazy now, who would have thought that we would see a terrorist in the WH.
    God help us.

  3. Josh Taylor says:

    “For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows..” – 1 Timothy 6:10

    The Beast starts giving his worshipers pay raise, next they will take The Mark.

  4. bsfurg says:

    Thats not bad for his slaves is it and most of them are all ready rich.. I think hes got a brain problem and its going to destroy us even faster than we thought.. Where will the money come from?

  5. sheryl48 says:

    Social Security got 1.7% WOW
    and Medicare premiums went up so we get
    an extra $17.00 a year. HAHA

  6. tomnchrist says:

    I believe this to be a typical move by upcomming dictators, to buy the parliment and judges with bribes/payroll.

  7. Tom…that is exactly what I thought when I read it. Just more people in his pocket. More people in the golden handcuffs who are slaves to his handouts and pay raises. All paid for by the taxpayers.

    • Gayle says:

      I think you both correct… These people getting the raises probably know that the money is no good, in the back of their minds! But wait until it really hits and they need twice as much just to stay even! Then the squeal will be even shriller!

  8. The Truth says:

    And Matthew 19:24 again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

    1 Timothy 6:9-10 But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish
    and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.

    They are not being paid by “WE THE PEOPLE” for the job they have done for us,they have been paid by the “Elite the Luciferians” for looking away and being silent.

    Peace be unto you

    Amen

  9. Teresa Williams says:

    This is such crisp! I am so sick of politicians spending the hard earned money I work for no wonder the USA is so messed up! I think you corrupt, stealing, thieving, politicians have stolen enough money from the hard working citizens of the USA! IT IS TIME TO STOP!!!! Politicians are nothing but a group of stealing cheating criminals!!!!

  10. Teresa Williams says:

    The people of the USA need to take a stand and quit sitting buy and doing nothing about politicians stealing our hard earned money!!

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