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-- Obama has taken a stand against big bucks for some private sector workers he feels do not deserve them.
But correspondent -- Callaway tonight reveals some of the folks working for the president and you.
Are getting a lot of extra cash -- well.
The bill is passed.
A day after the house of represented this past president Obama's economic stimulus plan.
He blasted Wall Street for paying out eighteen billion dollars in executive bonuses if that is the height of irresponsibility.
It is shameful.
Now data obtained by the Asbury Park Press reveals the federal government offered bonuses to paying out 439.
Million dollars in awards last year.
And even more 482 million the previous year before new austerity measures were imposed perks that strikes some taxpayers as excessive.
I think it is -- bit much I think that.
There's a lot of redundancy in faith in the government.
There are a handful of -- awards but the vast majority pay increases the federal employees receive our blue.
Just for sitting in their -- A spokeswoman for the Office of Management and Budget told Fox News today quote.
In addition to the pay freeze the administration eliminated bonuses for all political appointees directed agencies to adopt more rigorous personnel management processes.
And set a cap to reduce spending on awards for career staff.
Saving taxpayers an estimated 200 million dollars this year alone bonuses aside the salaries among senior executives throughout the federal government are in the six figure range cabinet level officers are paid a 199700.
Far less than they might make in the private sector.
But thousands of lower ranking administrators lawyer -- -- -- for example the suspended GSA western regional administrator at the heart of the Las Vegas retreat scandal.
Made almost as much -- 172000.
Dollars a year.
Why is -- park -- -- have not been certified as accurate critics say what distinguishes federal workers from the private sector.
Is the benefits they get -- kick and faster and provide more job security threat to.
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