Being the President of the United States has a lot of benefits after completion of a post or post. Former presidents have traditionally been able to receive top-tier speaking fees and publishing deals, and in recent years it has not been uncommon for former presidents to become increasingly wealthier than when they were in office. But it falls under the category of “informal benefits”, and the job is actually an interesting array of official benefits.
First, there is the President’s pension, which currently stands at $ 211,000 (about half of the actual presidential salary). Not bad for eight years of work! And 200 grand years once more looks better when you look at all the stuff prepared by Uncle Sam after leaving the White House. There is a million dollars per year to cover the trip, and $ 150,000 is allocated to pay for whatever you maintain in your presidential capacity. The office location is also covered by the government after the president’s term, and can be very expensive – for example, former President Bill Clinton’s office space costs some $ 516,000 per year.
The United States Secret Service is possibly the most respected security detail in history, and former presidents, as well as their spouses, receive lifetime protection as part of the presidential benefits package. And of course former presidents are also given lifetime health coverage of the highest caliber. But, as we all know, no one lives forever, which is why one of the first (and most sick) tasks of each president after taking office is to plan his or her own funeral, one The funeral which would naturally be fully paid by that time becomes necessary.
The topic of presidential advantage is particularly relevant right now. As of this writing, the US House of Representatives attacked President Donald Trump for the second time, this time for his recent conduct involving violent rioters in the US Capitol. Should the Senate blame Trump, they could be barred from running for office in the future, and lose all of the above-mentioned financial benefits associated with the job.