The (Taxpayer-Funded) Perks Of Being A Former President
On top of the lucrative book deals and high-paying speaking gigs, ex-presidents can rake in millions in lifetime federal benefits.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | May 20, 2015
"We're back home now for good. We’re in the army of the unemployed now," President Harry S. Truman said.
"I've never had any money until I got out of the White House. … But I've done reasonably well since then,” Bill Clinton said during a forum in Cape Town, South Africa, in 2010. (Video via Global Forum 2010)