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Who is the highest paid employee in the federal government?

The answer may shock you. 

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The federal government is undoubtedly a massive institution.

Out of its four million federal employees, have you ever thought about who makes the highest salary?

The answer may shock you.

No, it’s not Nancy Pelosi or even the President of the United States.

Rather, it’s a name we’ve all come to know well over the last year: Dr. Anthony Fauci.

Dr. Fauci made $417,608 in 2019, the last year for which federal salaries are publicly available. That makes him not only the highest paid doctor in the federal government, but the highest paid employee in total, Forbes reports.

Fauci even made more than the $400,000 salary of the president, which Donald Trump did not accept. Instead, he wrote checks equal to a quarter of his salary each quarter to various government agencies.

Fauci, Director of the National Institute for Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and current Chief Medical Advisor to the President will rake in a whopping $2.5 million from 2019 through 2024, so long as he stays in his position through the end of the Biden administration.

Between 2010 and 2019, Fauci made $3.6 million and since 2014, his pay increased from $335,000 to the current $417,608, according to Forbes.

In comparison to other government officials: Speaker Nancy Pelosi will earn $223,500 this year; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts will make $270,700; and House Representatives and Senators will make $174,000.

Federal government employee salaries are usually capped at level IV of the Executive Schedule, which was $172,500 in 2019; but, there are clearly exceptions.

Despite his common rifts with Donald Trump, polling has shown Dr. Fauci is the most trusted public figure in the U.S. for information pertaining to the pandemic and reliable information on COVID-19 vaccines.

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8 Comments

  1. Alfie

    January 26, 2021 at 1:08 am

    “Dr. Fauci is the most trusted public figure in the U.S. for information pertaining to the pandemic.” He should know a lot about it. Steve Hilton just proved that Dr. Fauci caused it.

  2. PastorZeb

    January 26, 2021 at 10:07 am

    Who the hell did they poll? Not anyone that I know. He’s a typical government bureaucratic hack. I know – I once worked for the “gummit.”

  3. Hilda Clark

    January 26, 2021 at 10:17 am

    I do NOT trust Dr Fauchi. Sorry. He is overpaid.

  4. Mary Rogers

    January 26, 2021 at 10:17 am

    Most trysted? I don’t think so. Hes a swamp creature

  5. Lori

    January 26, 2021 at 6:40 pm

    Worst of the worse with lying to the public

  6. Eleanor Dixon

    January 26, 2021 at 9:53 pm

    I don’t trust him.

  7. Steve Darden

    January 26, 2021 at 10:12 pm

    Fauchi is a fraud and a liar. Most people are like sheep. Unfortunately for them, most are following Fauchi right over the cliff. I wouldn’t be surprised if he has a huge stake in the Merderna vaccine. Just saying….

  8. Suzanne Bergeon-Bucholtz

    January 28, 2021 at 11:58 am

    TRY living on our real American wages of $25,000 a year raising a family. WE are already taxed to death here and WE don’t get to ever give us raises. Try living in our lives and making a paycheck last to cover ALL expenses..Good luck with that you crooks.

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Employees Completely Helpless as Shoplifters Walk Out With Thousands Worth of Goods at Oregon Lowes

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Social media Twitter account @libsoftiktok which states in the bio it posts “all things insane & hypocritical” posted a one-minute video showing “2 people walk out of an Oregon Lowe’s with carts of stolen merchandise. Employees look on and are unable to do anything.”

As the video plays, words highlighted red appear that read, “INCREDIBLE STATE OF OREGON, USA” and “IF YOU KNOW THESE PEOPLE, PLEASE ALERT THE POLICE IMMEDIATELY.” The video takes place at a Lowes store and epitomizes the sad times we are in.

Within the first eight seconds of the video, the two robbers, with filled carts, simply stroll out of the store as if they were paying customers. The Lowes employee asks the men “can you show me the receipts?” The young man appears to flash something while saying “right here.”

The female employee then says “no, I don’t think so” knowing the men did not pay for the items. The two thieves continue to walk the carts out of the store and a second, elderly Lowes employee attempts to stop the men, shouting “hey” as he follows them.

The female employee stops the elderly male employee from pursuing the robbers saying, “it’s not worth it.” As the robbers have successfully exited the store, into the parking lot, the male recording the video then asks the employees, “doesn’t it suck you guys can’t do anything? I mean I think it’s just amazing.”

The video then shows the men in the parking lot throwing the stolen items into a red Subaru where it appears others were waiting to help. A voice can be heard explaining that the guys are packing the car with stolen goods, and another man explains it happens “every day.”

“Dude that’s thousands of dollars – I’m an electrician, bro” the videographer explains of the sheer amount of goods being stolen. The thieves close the back door and the videographer zooms in to the back of the car to show the “license tag” before the car speeds away. The red highlighted words “IF YOU KNOW THESE PEOPLE, PLEASE ALERT THE POLICE IMMEDIATELY” remained on the video the whole time.

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U.S. Military Hands out Toys, Hygiene Products to Afghan Refugees Arriving at Fort McCoy

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11 flights are reported to have landed at Volk Field Air National Guard at Camp Douglas, Wisconsin yesterday, according to the Director of Public Affairs of the 88th Readiness Division at Ft. McCoy.

Wisconsin’s local NBC station reports, “Transportation, temporary housing, medical screening, and general support are being provided for 50,000 Afghan evacuees as quickly as possible.”

“It was not specified the number of refugees that had arrived on those flights” and there are already a few thousand Afghan refugees living at Fort McCoy. More will reportedly be arriving in the coming days.

In time, more than 10,000 men, women, and children may get processed through the fort before relocating across the country according to figures released by both the Department of Defense, along with state and local officials and agencies” WXOW News 19.

 Video shows U.S. Army Soldiers handing out toys and basic necessities such as soap and other hygiene products to the refugees as they arrive at the Fort McCoy base. “Items being handed out are part of 1,600 comfort kits currently being issued by the American Red Cross, reports the U.S. Army 181st Multifunctional Training Brigade.”

“The Department of Defense, through U.S. Northern Command, with the support of the Department of State and Department of Homeland Security is assisting in the effort.
The initiative will provide Afghan personnel essential support at secure locations outside Afghanistan” adds the NBC News affiliate.

WXOW News 19 detailed a “day in the life” at the fort with the refugees:

Q: What is the day-to-day life currently for the Afghan people?

A: The Afghans are free to conduct their lives as they desire. On any given day you might see some folks jogging or walking in the morning for exercise. Women are washing clothes and hanging them on clotheslines for drying. Kids are playing with balls and a soccer field is available for games. Places of worship with prayer rugs are available to accommodate religious needs. Dining facilities are open for meals. Miscellaneous personal items and some food and drinks are available for purchase through post exchange trailers located in the neighborhoods.

Q: What kind of food is being offered/prepared for them?

A: Dining facilities are available for all meals, and a grab-and-go option is also offered. Culturally appropriate food is available.

Q: What kind of help/volunteers are being allowed on base and what kind of services are currently being offered?

A: We have the USO on the ground to support Soldiers who are part of Task Force McCoy. We are working with a number of interagency partners and non-governmental organizations. These include the Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and International Rescue Committee, to name a few. Also on the ground to support Task Force McCoy are Team Rubicon, American Red Cross, and Catholic Charities of the Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Q: Are vaccinations for COVID-19 being offered and are Afghans encouraged to wear masks on base or is it mandated for all persons on base?

A: Medical screening is one of the services offered. Afghans are tested for COVID-19 and will receive COVID-19 vaccinations. Afghans are asked to wear masks.

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