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Following tonight's flip side new calls to do away with what some consider unnecessary presidential perks and very expensive -- arm.
A new report pointing out that each year we taxpayers shell out millions of dollars to pick up the bills.
For our former presidents we paid 151000 dollars for example just 151000.
For Jimmy Carter's postage.
Among these numbers for Bill Clinton's office -- 80000 -- hence.
-- -- George W Bush's telephone bills there's no limit on what our former presidents can expense.
I mean did you notice.
I mean many of us who have covered.
Politics for a very long time had no idea.
That these bills were being run through the GSA there is set at.
In 2010 along President Carter expense.
Half a million dollars.
But bush HW.
Clinton wants and what point one million.
One point three.
Now what's interest thing about this.
More than three million dollars by the way.
The entitlements created in 1958 because Harry Truman then couldn't afford to pay his bills as a former president.
But now former presidents get really big box President Clinton made ten.
Million dollars in speaking fees just last year I get ready for this George W.
Bush netted fifteen million for his speeches.
Congressman Jason -- -- says now leading a bipartisan effort to come up taxpayer expenses.
Reimbursement for any former president who makes more than 400000 dollars a year.
And we think that congressman shape if that's a very good idea don't you would love to hear from you let us know what.
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