Did we say he wouldn’t be paid? Well, we didn’t say he wouldn’t be compensated. Or something. Just another flagrant lie from the city that specializes in the production of lies.
Contrary to press reports that he would not be compensated, uncovered Treasury Department documents reveal President Obama’s pay czar, Kenneth Feinberg, received a $120,830 annual salary.
The documents were obtained by the public interest group Judicial Watch in a Freedom of Information Act request filed July 20.
Following Judicial Watch’s discovery, Feinberg then released a statement saying he did, indeed, receive the salary, but that he gave the money back.
Feinberg served as “special master for TARP executive compensation” to establish executive compensation levels at companies bailed out by the federal government.
When Obama appointed Feinberg in August 2009, media reported the Washington lawyer would perform his duties “pro bono,” or without pay.
Read more at WorldNetDaily.com.