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Washington Post, The Daily 202 Briefing - Trump White House's report on Staff Salaries

July 3, 2017 02:08 AM
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Washington Post, The Daily 202 Briefing - Trump White House's report on Staff Salaries

July 3, 2017

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-- The Trump White House’s report on staff salaries, which was released Friday, reflects $22 million in savings for the presidential payroll. Forbes’ Adam Andrzejewski reports: "Savings come from President Trump’s refusal to take a salary as well as big reductions in other areas including the absence of czars, expensive ‘fellowships,’ and spending on FLOTUS staff."

-- But the payroll records also reflect a gender wage gap in the White House. CNN’s Caitlin Ostroff reports: "Women working in the White House earn an average salary of 80 cents for every dollar paid to their male colleagues … That's a gender pay gap wider than the national average of 82 cents on the dollar … The average salary among men working in the White House was nearly $104,000 … For women, it was $83,500. That's $20,500 less on average. The disparity is primarily due to more women filling lower-ranking jobs."

See the original Washington Post story at:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/paloma/daily-202/2017/07/03/daily-202-how-al-franken-learned-to-stop-being-funny-and-love-the-senate/59598742e9b69b7071abca2e/?hpid=hp_hp-cards_hp-card-politics%3Ahomepage%2Fcard&utm_term=.b8c3f27bd863

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