Well, not exactly … but he is apparently following in the president’s illustrious footsteps and pledging a whopping 5 percent of his salary to a charity for State Department employees.
CBS: Def. Sec Kerry will donate 5% of salary to charity due to sequestration.
— Sharyl Attkisson (@SharylAttkisson) April 4, 2013
As Defense Secretary, Kerry receives an annual salary of $183,500:
Whoa. Now that’s what you call shared sacrifice.
Don’t all stand up and applaud at once!
The best part about Kerry’s charitable donation? Tax deduction! Score!