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.

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!