Obama’s Paycheck Exempted from ‘Sequester’

(CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama won’t have to worry about his paycheck if the spending sequestration included in the Budget Control Act that he signed into law in 2011 begins taking effect this Friday.

report published last month by the Congressional Research Service–“Budget Sequestration and Selected Program Exemptions and Special Rules”–identifies certain programs that are exempt from sequestration and lays out special rules that govern the sequestration of others.

Section 255 of the Budget Control Act includes “Compensation for the President” as one of those exemptions (Page 19).

“Most exempt programs are mandatory, and include Social Security and Medicaid; refundable tax credits to individuals; and low-income programs such as the Children’s Health Insurance Program, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, and Supplemental Security Income,” the report states.

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  1. Roger Mitchell says:

    Its not his pay check that bothers me its his travel expenses and per-dium that I hate too look at.. That big Jet cost use tax payers 180,000.00 an Hr to keep aloft.. I can’t wait to see how often they travel 1st class on their dime Thats just 1st class not Air force one.. I bet him and his Nubian queen will double up and travel a little more conservatively Its their money then . Won’t see anymore of the will take the Queen and her free loading crew to where ever they need to go then come back and get me as I’m going to play golf.. With a washed has been cheater lying piece of golfer crap.. My buddy Tiger . I was always taught as a kid back in the days or morals that you are judged by the company you keep.. I myself would not have a beer with either of these two scumbag liars . I think Clinton would have fit right in with them hell get John Kerry or Harry Reid and make it a foursome (: Could you imagine the out cry had Bush went to play golf with a known morally bankrupt SOB like Tiger woods ? Women would be screaming for his head