Cabinet Secretaries and Obama Give Back 5% of Salaries to Help Federal...

Cabinet Secretaries and Obama Give Back 5% of Salaries to Help Federal Workers

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Obama with governors - White House PhotoAlong with President Obama, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Secretary of State John Kerry, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano have decided to forgo portions of their salaries in solidarity with federal workers.

Like Obama, they volunteered to give their money to help reduce the deficit, or to foundations that benefit federal workers adversely affected by sequester legislation, which forced automatic government spending cuts.

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) also decided to give back a portion of his salary.

(READ the story from MSN.com)

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