But in their defense, that’s just a drop in the bucket compared to the $1.4 billion the high and mighty Obamas have cost us. Even though a president leaves office, the costs for supporting them doesn’t stop. In 2012, we spent $3.7 million on former presidents in a report released by the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service. That covers a pension, compensation and benefits for office staff, and the government also picks up the tab for other costs like travel, office space and postage.
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