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Friday, January 04, 2019

While many federal workers go without pay and the government is partially shut down, hundreds of senior Trump political appointees are poised to receive annual raises of about $10,000 a year.
 The pay raises for Cabinet secretaries, deputy secretaries, top administrators and even Vice President Pence are scheduled to go into effect beginning Jan. 5 without legislation to stop them, according to documents issued by the Office of Personnel Management and experts in federal pay.
 The raises appear to be an unintended consequence of the shutdown: When lawmakers failed to pass bills on Dec. 21 to fund multiple federal agencies, they allowed an existing pay freeze to lapse. Congress enacted a law capping pay for top federal executives in 2013 and renewed it each year. The raises will occur because that cap will expire without legislative action by Saturday, allowing raises to kick in that have accumulated over those years but never took effect.


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Sounds fair. The Trump administration works hard and needs money.


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You losers say what you want about Trump.

At least Our Dear Leader cares about our Troops and he has blessed them with His Infinite Wisdom guidance and has even given them a 10% pay raise!!

Obama never did that for our Troops because Obama suks.

All Praise Our Dear Lord Commander Marmalade!

It is from Him that All Orange flows.

If you would only bow and and take a Knee to Him and Praise him and Worship Him and Kiss His Holy Heinie then you too may receive the Wonders of His Orange Blessings!

#1 | Posted by donnerboy at 2019-01-04 02:35 PM | Reply | Funny: 2

You have to pay to retain the "best" people. The only reason so many people had to leave the administration was they were not getting the pay they deserved. Watch for major improvement, a smooth running machine, one might say.

#2 | Posted by autonomous at 2019-01-04 08:33 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

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