Administration Withholds Death Benefits For Troops Killed In Action; Sends Big Bird $445 Million Staff
Posted: Oct 09, 2013 10:01 AM
The Pentagon has confirmed that it will not pay death benefits to the families of troops killed in combat during the so-called government shutdown. In a related story, Big Bird received a check for $445 million. As reported by, Defense Department spokesman Lieutenant Commander Nate Christensen confirmed Team Obama’s Decision: