President Obama Caught in Another Lie?

Last year President Obama promised to take a 5% reduction in his Presidential salary, a move likely made to help the President look better to Americans who have been suffering through a terrible economy throughout the Obama Presidency.

The problem is that the White House may have forgotten about that little promise.

It seems that the President may not have been donating his 5% back to the nation as he said he would. The White House won’t confirm or deny the oversight, but it’s now causing plenty of speculation.

The White House is refusing to confirm whether President Barack Obama followed up on his pledge to take a five percent pay cut due to sequestration last year.

Obama promised last April to take a 5 percent pay cut in “solidarity” with federal employees who were furloughed as a result of the automatic budget cuts, known as the sequester. The cut was meant to equate to the level of spending cuts imposed on nondefense federal agencies.

However, a quick look at President Obama’s financials doesn’t seem to show that he’s taken a 5% hit on his salary.

Is this yet another example of the President lying to bolster his political image? It looks likely…

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Onan Coca

Onan is the Editor-in-Chief at Romulus Marketing and Bravera Holdings. He's also the managing editor at,, and the managing partner at You can read more of his writing at Eagle Rising.
Onan is a graduate of Liberty University (2003) and earned his M.Ed. at Western Governors University in 2012. Onan lives in Atlanta with his wife and their five wonderful children.

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