This is another under-reported story that is sure to upset you. Released in August 2011 was a report that showed White House staff salaries increased an average of 48%. Meanwhile, incomes of ordinary Americans have been stagnant and we were on the verge of default.
- Matthew Vogel, Special Assistant for Economic Policy, went from $71K to $131K
- Elie Olsen, $76K to 110K
- Jessica Reich, Scheduling Director, $96K to $130K
- Kimberly Harris & Johnathan Samuels, $130K to $159K.
Joe Biden is charging the secret service $13,000 a year rent to on the cottage they are using to protect him.
The wage growth nationally is ZERO and the debt is becoming uncontrollable. This is not a good precedent to set.