White House Aides: Frozen Out by the New President

Dec, 16, 2009

Our current economic situation is being felt both far and wide. High paid aides within the Obama administration were told yesterday that President Obama has agreed to institute a freeze on their salaries, according to the Associated Press. Those affected include White House chief of staff, national security adviser and press secretary.

In a statement issued by the White House, President Obama vowed to use this as a gesture of a "shared commitment to restoring the country's economic vitality and because of the serious economic conditions we are facing."-WW

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