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Former President Barack Obama's budget request for 2018 came in at $1,153,000, poised to make him the most expensive president to taxpayers, The Washington Times reported.

Obama's official allowance eclipses George W. Bush by $100,000 and Bill Clinton by $200,000, the Times reported, citing a Congressional Research Service memo.

Former president George H.W. Bush will get $942,000 next year, followed by Jimmy Carter at $456,000.

The allowances for an office and expenses — and pension for Obama — originated from a 1958 law, the Former Presidents Act, which provides for presidents when they leave office. It stemmed from Harry Truman's difficulty generating income, the Times reported.

Of course now, Obama and former FOTUS Michelle Obama left the White House as multi-millionaires, plus he hits the private speaking tour, making $400,000 per speech, minimizing the need for such an allowance, but one he takes anyway.

Michelle Obama commands $200,000 on the speaker's circuit, just as much as Bush 43.

 

 

 

https://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/barack-obama-pension-most-expensive-former-president/2017/08/31/id/810944/

 

"Plus he hits the private speaking tour, making $400,000 per speech, minimizing the need for such an allowance, but he takes one anyways."

 

Thanks Obama?

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16 minutes ago, Póg mo said:

Don't worry, I'm sure Trump will ease up on spending when he gets done. Believe me:yes:

He's already started.  No need to wait until his presidency is over to see the good.

 

No salary.  Again. 

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/promises/trumpometer/promise/1341/take-no-salary/ 

 

$1mil Texas donation:

http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/31/politics/trump-donation-harvey-texas/index.html

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2 hours ago, IDWAF said:

The gift that just keeps on giving.  Add in Secret Service coverage for 10 years, and the price tags are quite high.

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1 hour ago, IDWAF said:

He's already started.  No need to wait until his presidency is over to see the good.

 

No salary.  Again. 

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/promises/trumpometer/promise/1341/take-no-salary/ 

 

$1mil Texas donation:

http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/31/politics/trump-donation-harvey-texas/index.html

Fake news:dancing:


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It is amusing how people here are complaining about how much Obama's security will cost the country, yet turn a blind eye to Trump who spends every other week in his mar a Lago estate at the tax payers expense, while being followed around by the secret service, in golf carts rented from Trump's Mar a lago estate. 


Oct 19, 2010 I-130 application submitted to US Embassy Seoul, South Korea

Oct 22, 2010 I-130 application approved

Oct 22, 2010 packet 3 received via email

Nov 15, 2010 DS-230 part 1 faxed to US Embassy Seoul

Nov 15, 2010 Appointment for visa interview made on-line

Nov 16, 2010 Confirmation of appointment received via email

Dec 13, 2010 Interview date

Dec 15, 2010 CR-1 received via courier

Mar 29, 2011 POE Detroit Michigan

Feb 15, 2012 Change of address via telephone

Jan 10, 2013 I-751 packet mailed to Vermont Service CenterJan 15, 2013 NOA1

Jan 31, 2013 Biometrics appointment letter received

Feb 20, 2013 Biometric appointment date

June 14, 2013 RFE

June 24, 2013 Responded to RFE

July 24, 2013 Removal of conditions approved

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2 minutes ago, Póg mo said:

It is amusing how people here are complaining about how much Obama's security will cost the country, yet turn a blind eye to Trump who spends every other week in his mar a Lago estate at the tax payers expense, while being followed around by the secret service, in golf carts rented from Trump's Mar a lago estate. 

That's the way the right rolls. Isn't it amazing how each former President costs more than his predecessor? A rational mind would think it is due to increased costs of just about everything, you know, like how the cost of living goes up every year. But that's a rational mind, something the right usually lacks. 


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2 hours ago, IDWAF said:

He's already started.  No need to wait until his presidency is over to see the good.

 

No salary.  Again. 

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/promises/trumpometer/promise/1341/take-no-salary/ 

 

$1mil Texas donation:

http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/31/politics/trump-donation-harvey-texas/index.html

Bet you a million Texas never sees a million...unless it is in the form of a portrait


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2 minutes ago, Il Mango Dulce said:

Bet you a million Texas never sees a million...unless it is in the form of a portrait

Man you're cynical. I can't believe anyone would ever accuse our president of not carrying through on his promises.:jest:


Oct 19, 2010 I-130 application submitted to US Embassy Seoul, South Korea

Oct 22, 2010 I-130 application approved

Oct 22, 2010 packet 3 received via email

Nov 15, 2010 DS-230 part 1 faxed to US Embassy Seoul

Nov 15, 2010 Appointment for visa interview made on-line

Nov 16, 2010 Confirmation of appointment received via email

Dec 13, 2010 Interview date

Dec 15, 2010 CR-1 received via courier

Mar 29, 2011 POE Detroit Michigan

Feb 15, 2012 Change of address via telephone

Jan 10, 2013 I-751 packet mailed to Vermont Service CenterJan 15, 2013 NOA1

Jan 31, 2013 Biometrics appointment letter received

Feb 20, 2013 Biometric appointment date

June 14, 2013 RFE

June 24, 2013 Responded to RFE

July 24, 2013 Removal of conditions approved

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2 hours ago, IDWAF said:

He's already started.  No need to wait until his presidency is over to see the good.

 

No salary.  Again. 

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/promises/trumpometer/promise/1341/take-no-salary/ 

 

$1mil Texas donation:

http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/31/politics/trump-donation-harvey-texas/index.html

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29 minutes ago, Póg mo said:

It is amusing how people here are complaining about how much Obama's security will cost the country, yet turn a blind eye to Trump who spends every other week in his mar a Lago estate at the tax payers expense, while being followed around by the secret service, in golf carts rented from Trump's Mar a lago estate. 

Even more amazing is that they let him drive the carts in the putting green


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